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dysmenorrhea

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noun dys·men·or·rhea \(ˌ)dis-ˌme-nə-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of dysmenorrhea

  1. :  painful menstruation

dys·men·or·rhe·ic play \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective


Origin of dysmenorrhea

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1810


Medical Dictionary

dysmenorrhea

noun dys·men·or·rhea

Medical Definition of dysmenorrhea

  1. :  painful menstruation—see spasmodic dysmenorrhea

  2. dys·men·or·rhe·ic or chiefly British dys·men·or·rhoe·ic \-ˈrē-ik\play adjective



Variants of dysmenorrhea

or chiefly British dys·men·or·rhoea \(ˌ)dis-ˌmen-ə-ˈrē-ə\play

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