premenstrual syndrome

noun

Definition of premenstrual syndrome

  1. :  a varying group of symptoms manifested by some women prior to menstruation that may include emotional instability, irritability, insomnia, fatigue, anxiety, depression, headache, edema, and abdominal pain —called also PMS

1944

First Known Use of premenstrual syndrome

1944


PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME Defined for English Language Learners

premenstrual syndrome

noun

Definition of premenstrual syndrome for English Language Learners

  • : a condition experienced by some women before menstruation that may include tiredness, irritability, anxiety, depression, headache, and stomach pain


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premenstrual syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of premenstrual syndrome

  1. :  a varying constellation of symptoms manifested by some women prior to menstruation that may include emotional instability, irritability, insomnia, fatigue, anxiety, depression, headache, edema, and abdominal pain—called also PMS


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