premenstrual tension

noun

Definition of premenstrual tension

British

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

tensionplay
  1. :  the act or action of stretching or the condition or degree of being stretched to stiffness :  tautness

    :  stress

    :  either of two balancing forces causing or tending to cause extension

  1. :  to subject to tension

    :  to tighten to a desired or appropriate degree


Medical Dictionary

premenstrual tension

noun

Medical Definition of premenstrual tension

  1. :  tension occurring as a part of the premenstrual syndrome


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