chiefly British variant of dysmenorrhea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dysmenorrhoea — n. menstruation that is associated with cramping low abdominal pain radiating into the lower back and thighs; the pain sometimes precedes menstrual flow. In primary dysmenorrhoea the painful periods begin soon after menarche and are associated… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Dysmenorrhoea — Menstruation mit Unterleibsschmerzen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • dysmenorrhoea — n. painful menstruation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dysmenorrhoea — [ˌdɪsmɛnə ri:ə] (US dysmenorrhea) noun Medicine painful menstruation …   English new terms dictionary

  • dysmenorrhoea — dys·men·or·rhoea …   English syllables

  • dysmenorrhoea — /dɪsˌmɛnəˈriə / (say dis.menuh reeuh) noun painful menstruation. Also, dysmenorrhea. {dys + meno + rrhoea} Usage: See note at oe …   Australian English dictionary

  • dysmenorrhoea — n. painful or difficult menstruation …   Useful english dictionary

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