What is the meaning of menstruum?

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noun

  • Archaic) a solvent. (
  • 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
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APAWordNet. (2010). menstruum. Retrieved September 24, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/menstruum/definitions/1325788
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