premenstrual tension

noun

Definition of premenstrual tension

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

tension play
  1. : inner striving, unrest, or imbalance often with physiological indication of emotion

  2. : a state of latent hostility or opposition between individuals or groups

  3. : a balance maintained in an artistic work between opposing forces or elements

  1. : to subject to tension


Medical Dictionary

premenstrual tension

noun

medical Definition of premenstrual tension

: tension occurring as a part of the premenstrual syndrome

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