Synonyms for menstruum

Synonyms for (noun) menstruum

Synonyms: catamenia, menses, menstruation, menstruum, flow, period

Definition: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

Usage: 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

Similar words: discharge, expelling, emission

Definition: any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body

Usage: the discharge of pus


Synonyms: menstruum

Definition: (archaic) a solvent

Similar words: dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, solvent, resolvent

Definition: a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

Usage: the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution