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cli•mac•ter•ic



Pronunciation: (klī-mak'tur-ik, klī"mak-ter'ik), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/climacteric.html on line 77 [key]
n.
1. Physiol.a period of decrease of reproductive capacity in men and women, culminating, in women, in the menopause.
2. any critical period.
3. a year in which important changes in health, fortune, etc., are held by some theories to occur, as one's sixty-third year (grand climacteric).
4. the period of maximum respiration in a fruit, during which it becomes fully ripened.

adj.
Also,cli•mac•ter•i•calPronunciation: (klī"mak-ter'i-kul). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/climacteric.html on line 118 [key]critical; crucial.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/climacteric.html on line 152 climacteric (Encyclopedia)

 

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