HyperDic: menopause

English > 1 sense of the word menopause:
NOUNtimemenopause, climacteric, change of lifethe time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
menopause > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'nahpaw.z
Rhymesarouse ... Taos: 8 rhymes with awz...
English > menopause: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends.
Synonymsclimacteric, change of life
Part ofmiddle ageThe time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
Broaderbiological timeThe time of various biological processes
Spanishclimaterio, menopausia
Catalanclimateri, menopausa
Adjectivesmenopausalof or relating to the menopause
postmenopausalsubsequent to menopause
premenopausalprior to menopause

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