dysmenorrhea
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1810 painful menstruationdysmenorrheic adjective

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  • Dysmenorrhea — Classification and external resources ICD 10 N94.4 N94.6 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Dysmenorrhea — Dys*men or*rhe a, n. [Gr. dys ill, hard + ? month + ? to flow.] (Med.) Difficult and painful menstruation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dysmenorrhea — [dis΄men ə rē′ə] n. [ModL < DYS + Gr mēn, MONTH + RRHEA] painful or difficult menstruation …   English World dictionary

  • dysmenorrhea — dysmenorrheal, adj. /dis men euh ree euh/, n. Med. painful menstruation. Also, dysmenorrhoea. [1800 10; < NL; see DYS , MENORRHEA] * * * Pain or cramps before or during menstruation. In primary dysmenorrhea, caused by endocrine imbalances,… …   Universalium

  • dysmenorrhea — noun painful menstruation • Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑hurting • Hyponyms: ↑primary dysmenorrhea, ↑secondary dysmenorrhea …   Useful english dictionary

  • dysmenorrhea — Difficult and painful menstruation. SYN: menorrhalgia. [dys + G. men, month, + rhoia, a flow] functional d. SYN: primary d.. mechanical d. d. due to obstruction of discharge of menstrual blood, as …   Medical dictionary

  • dysmenorrhea — noun /dIs mIn oʊ riː ʌ/ Painful menstruation, literally painful (dys) menstrual (meno) flow (rrhea). Syn: menorrhalgia …   Wiktionary

  • dysmenorrhea — n. painful menstruation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dysmenorrhea — dys·men·or·rhea …   English syllables

  • dysmenorrhea — dys•men•or•rhe•a or dys•men•or•rhoe•a [[t]ˌdɪs mɛn əˈri ə[/t]] n. med pat painful menstruation • Etymology: 1800–10 dys men•or•rhe′al, adj …   From formal English to slang

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