premenstrual

adjective pre·men·stru·al \ (ˌ)prē-ˈmen(t)-strə-wəl , -strəl \
Updated on: 7 Jan 2018

Definition of premenstrual

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

premenstrually

adverb

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First Known Use of premenstrual

1864



PREMENSTRUAL Defined for English Language Learners

premenstrual

adjective

Definition of premenstrual for English Language Learners

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


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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

premenstrually

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