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premenstrual

adjective pre·men·stru·al \(ˌ)prē-ˈmen(t)-strə-wəl, -strəl\

: happening just before a woman's menstrual period : before menstruation

Full Definition of PREMENSTRUAL

:  of, relating to, occurring in, or being the period just preceding menstruation <premenstrual tension> <premenstrual symptoms>
pre·men·stru·al·ly adverb
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First Known Use of PREMENSTRUAL

1885
Medical Dictionary

premenstrual

adjective pre·men·stru·al \ˌprē-ˈmen(t)-strə(-wə)l\

Medical Definition of PREMENSTRUAL

:  of, relating to, occurring in, or being in the period just preceding menstruation <premenstrual women>
pre·men·stru·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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