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Menstruation

"Menstruation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Menstruation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Menstruation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2000 and 2008 and 2010 and 2013 and 2015
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