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 for menses
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Menses \Men"ses\, n. pl. [L. mensis month, pl. menses months,
     and the monthly courses of women. Cf. Month.] (Med.)
     The catamenial or menstrual discharge, a periodic flow of
     blood or bloody fluid from the uterus or female generative
     organs.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  menses
      n 1: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of
           nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women
           were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a
           woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"
           --Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to
           be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia
           begin to flow in females"--Aristotle [syn: menstruation,
           menses, menstruum, catamenia, period, flow]

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