catamenial

ADJECTIVE
  1. of or relating to menstruation or the menses
    menstrual period
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How To Use catamenial In A Sentence

  • The mechanisms on catamenial epilepsy show that ovarian steroid hormones not only regulate reproductive behavior but also exert short-term and long'-term effects on the brain.
  • By chance, while working as an English teacher I also have a degree in English I discovered other women were suffering from what is termed catamenial epilepsy, seizures caused by the menstrual cycle. Jo Ann Greenwald: The Story of Emily's Edibles
  • The last described form of dysmenorrhœa is sometimes attended with spasmodic contraction of the _os uteri_, thus preventing the catamenial flow. A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication
  • Emmenagogues are remedies which have the property of exciting the catamenial flow; ecbolics, or abortives, are drugs which excite contraction of the uterus, and are supposed to have the power of expelling its contents. Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
  • Lie thou down with me on thy own bed, after the catamenial bath, on the night of the eighth or the fourteenth day of the moon. ' The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3
  • I know that the Yale Law School doesn't just let anyone in (and the only language missing from the frequent quotations at Scott Horton's Harper's blog, as far as I can tell, is Hittite), but what are the chances that this law student being interviewed would a) know the word "catamenial" and b) use it in conversation? Jonathan Goodwin
  • It often happens, however, during the first critical epoch, which is isochronal with the technical educational period of a girl, that after a few occasions of catamenial hemorrhage, moderate perhaps but still hemorrhage, which are not heeded, the conservative force of Nature steps in, and saves the blood by arresting the function. Sex in Education or, A Fair Chance for Girls
  • During the catamenial period, _i. e._, during one week out of every month, a woman should abandon intellectual or physical labor, either because she is already incapacitated for it, or because she will be so ultimately, if she does not take the precautionary rest. The Education of American Girls
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