Definition of metrorrhagia in English:

metrorrhagia

noun

  • [mass noun] Abnormal bleeding from the uterus.

    • ‘They are used for perspiration caused by weakness, chronic cough, chronic diarrhea, spermatorrhea, enuresis, frequent urination, chronic leucorrhea, metrorrhagia, etc.’
    • ‘Potential causes for excessive uterine bleeding during menstruation or metrorrhagia (ie, intermenstrual bleeding) may include hyperplasia or adenocarcinoma.’
    • ‘Salvia breaks up stagnated Blood, produces new Blood, calms the fetus, facilitates the removal of a dead fetus, stops metrorrhagia and leukorrhea and regulates channels.’
    • ‘The patient's past medical history was significant for metrorrhagia in 1998.’
    • ‘Transient metrorrhagia was reported in five women taking spironolactone.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek mētra womb + -rrhag-, stem of rhēgnunai to burst.

Pronunciation:

metrorrhagia

/ˌmiːtrəˈreɪdʒɪə/