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[Gr. periodos, circuit, period of time]
1. The interval between two successive occurrences of any regularly recurring phenomenon or event; a cycle. 2. A colloquial expression for the menstrual flow. 3. The time a disease takes in running its course, or a stage of a disease, such as an incubation period.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Period." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733185/8/period.
Period. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733185/8/period. Accessed December 15, 2019.
Period. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733185/8/period
Period [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733185/8/period.
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