Definition of perimenopausal in US English:

perimenopausal

adjective

  • Of or in the period of a woman's life shortly before the occurrence of the menopause.

    ‘an estimated 85 percent of perimenopausal and menopausal women have hot flashes’
    ‘during the perimenopausal phase, a woman's levels of progesterone and estrogen are dropping’

Pronunciation

perimenopausal

/ˌpɛrəˌmɛnəˈpɔzəl//ˌperəˌmenəˈpôzəl/