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Menopause MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Menopause
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.157.500
G08.686.841.249.500
Unique ID
D008593
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008593
Annotation
PERIMENOPAUSE; PREMENOPAUSE; and POSTMENOPAUSE are available
Scope Note
The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.
Entry Term(s)
Change of Life, Female
NLM Classification #
WP 580
See Also
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Hot Flashes
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
Postmenopause
Premenopause
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Menopause Preferred
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