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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.

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Tree Number(s): G08.686.157.500, G08.686.841.249.500

MeSH Unique ID: D008593

Entry Terms:

  • Change of Life, Female

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