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

  Catamenia \Cat`a*me"nia\ (k[a^]t`[.a]*m[=e]"n[i^]*[.a]), n. pl.
     [NL., fr. Gr. ta` katamh`nia.] (Med.)
     The monthly courses of women; menstrual discharges; menses.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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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