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Noun: menorrhagia  ,me-nu'rey-jee-u
  1. Abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anaemia if prolonged
    - hypermenorrhea [N. Amer], hypermenorrhoea [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: menorrhagias

Type of: catamenia, flow, menses, menstruation, menstruum, period, symptom

Encyclopedia: Menorrhagia