primary dysmenorrhea

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Related to functional dysmenorrhea: secondary dysmenorrhea, Period pain, Menstrual pain

pri·mar·y dys·men·or·rhe·a

dysmenorrhea due to a functional disturbance and not due to inflammation, new growths, or anatomic factors.

primary dysmenorrhea

pri·mar·y dys·men·or·rhe·a

(prī'mar-ē dis-men'ŏr-ē'ă)
Lack of due to a functional disturbance and not due to inflammation, new growths, or anatomic factors.
Synonym(s): essential dysmenorrhea, functional dysmenorrhea, intrinsic dysmenorrhea.

Primary dysmenorrhea

Painful menstruation caused by inflammation, new growths, or anatomic factors.
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