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Menopause

menopause

(Science: gynaecology, physiology) Cessation of menstruation in the human female, occurring usually around the age of 50.

Origin: Gr. Pausis = cessation The time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends.The point in later life of female mammals where [[ ovulation stops permanently.


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Hi Cat... menopause is a great example to consider, but there isn't an easy answer to it. The problem with your proposal is that evolution doesn't actually work for the good of the species; except as a side effect of benefits ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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Menopause

... fertility cessation, at so very young an age (37), when women are living to 92 in places like Japan. There are lots of theories as to when and why menopause began, but it is an anomalous genetic mutation as evolution favours reproduction, not cell death. Scientists are trying to cure menopause ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Menopause
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Menopause

... fertility cessation, at so very young an age (37), when women are living to 92 in places like Japan. There are lots of theories as to when and why menopause began, but it is an anomalous genetic mutation as evolution favours reproduction, not cell death. Scientists are trying to cure menopause ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:22 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Menopause
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Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

Hi Cat... menopause is a great example to consider, but there isn't an easy answer to it. The problem with your proposal is that evolution doesn't actually work for the good of the species; except as a side effect of benefits for ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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Re: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

men don't have menopause women have it , whats natures plan behind it? We are supposed to be dead by that time. Thus, menopause is a redundant pathway to assure integrity of genetic information and viability of the offspring: prevent ...

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by Cat
Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:41 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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