Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1800-1900
Origin: meno- 'menstruation' (from Greek men 'month') + Greek pausis ( PAUSE2)


men‧o‧pause [singular, uncountable]
HBHM the time when a woman stops menstruatting, which usually happens around the age of 50 [↪ male menopause]:
After the menopause a woman cannot bear a child.
menopausal adjective

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