John asked in HealthWomen's Health · 6 months ago

How come they call it MENstruation if it's for women?

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  • mike m
    Lv 5
    6 months ago
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    Good point, complain to your nearest liberal politician. Maybe we can get it renamed "personstruation".

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  • 6 months ago

    Because woMEN are also men

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Troll trying to make people look bad

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  • Lili
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    It comes from the Latin word for "month".

    The Latin word for "man" is "homo". I thought most people knew that.

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  • Edna
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    The word "menstruation" is derived from the noun "menses", which is a word that describes the periodic flow of blood and mucosal tissue from the uterus. "Menses" is an old Latin word that means "monthly".

    • Carlos6 months agoReport

      nice

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    I’m mind blown right now

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Clearly you do not understand what the origin of the prefix is.

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Because men feel the need to be included in EVERYTHING

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Because they can pretend they have cramps and moods to go along with them, to get sympathy from the man.

    Also, it’s a good excuse to abuse the man by saying or doing whatever they want and blame it on their period.

    MEN suffer the most from MENstruation.

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  • MissA
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    It comes from the latin mensis, meaning "monthly."

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