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Medical Term:

metropathia hemorrhagica


Definition: abnormal, excessive, often continuous uterine bleeding due to persistence and exaggeration of the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle; the endometrium is the seat of glandular hyperplasia with cyst formation.

See: Swiss cheese endometrium

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