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(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.