Basic Medical Terms
Menorrhagia is the medical term for menstrual periods with abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding.
Metrorrhagia is abnormal bleeding from the uterus (between periods).
Menometrorrhagia is prolonged, excessive, frequent and/or irregular uterine bleeding. It is a combination of metrorrhagia and menorrhagia.
This medical term is used to describe infrequent periods.
This medical term refers to the absence of a menstrual cycle. Despite the relief, it is not a good sign and requires treatment.
Also known as painful periods, or menstrual cramps, is pain during menstruation.