premenstrual tension

noun

Definition of premenstrual tension

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

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“Premenstrual tension.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premenstrual%20tension. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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premenstrual tension

noun

Medical Definition of premenstrual tension

: tension occurring as a part of the premenstrual syndrome

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