"Menopause" 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.
The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Menopause".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Menopause".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Menopause" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Menopause" was a major or minor topic of these publication.