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Descriptor English:   Menstruation 
Descriptor Spanish:   Menstruación 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Menstruação 
Tree Number:   G08.686.605.428
Definition English:   The periodic shedding of the ENDOMETRIUM and associated menstrual bleeding in the MENSTRUAL CYCLE of humans and primates. Menstruation is due to the decline in circulating PROGESTERONE, and occurs at the late LUTEAL PHASE when LUTEOLYSIS of the CORPUS LUTEUM takes place. 
Indexing Annotation English:   human & other primates only; non-primates = ESTRUS; do not confuse with MENSTRUAL CYCLE
See Related English:   Menstruation-Inducing Agents
Premenstrual Syndrome
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
DE drug effects EH ethnology
GE genetics IM immunology
ME metabolism PH physiology
PX psychology RE radiation effects
UR urine  
Record Number:   8767 
Unique Identifier:   D008598 

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