dysmenorrhea

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

Definition of dysmenorrhea

  1. :  painful menstruation

dysmenorrheic

play \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of dysmenorrhea

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1810


Medical Dictionary

dysmenorrhea

noun dys·men·or·rhea
variants: or chiefly British

dysmenorrhoea

\(ˌ)dis-ˌmen-ə-ˈrē-ə\play

Medical Definition of dysmenorrhea

  1. :  painful menstruation—see spasmodic dysmenorrhea

dysmenorrheic

or chiefly British

dysmenorrhoeic

\-ˈrē-ik\play adjective

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