premenstrual

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

Definition of premenstrual

  1. :  of, relating to, occurring in, or being the period just preceding menstruation premenstrual tension premenstrual symptoms

premenstrually

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First Known Use of premenstrual

1864


PREMENSTRUAL Defined for English Language Learners

premenstrual

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adjective

Definition of premenstrual for English Language Learners

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


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premenstrual

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

Medical Definition of premenstrual

  1. :  of, relating to, occurring in, or being in the period just preceding menstruation premenstrual women

premenstrually

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