mittelschmerz

noun
mit·​tel·​schmerz | \ ˈmit-ᵊl-ˌshmertz How to pronounce mittelschmerz (audio) \

Medical Definition of mittelschmerz

: abdominal pain occurring between the menstrual periods and usually considered to be associated with ovulation

Learn More about mittelschmerz

Cite this Entry

“Mittelschmerz.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mittelschmerz. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

Comments on mittelschmerz

What made you want to look up mittelschmerz? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!