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dysmenorrhoea

(dĭs-mĕn′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of dysmenorrhea.
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dys·men·or·rhe·a

(dis-men'ōr-ē'ă)
Difficult and painful menstruation.
Synonym(s): menorrhalgia, dysmenorrhoea.
[dys- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, a flow]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dysmenorrhoea

Painful MENSTRUATION. Around the beginning of the period, there is cramping, rhythmical pain in the lower abdomen and back, lasting usually for a few hours, but sometimes for a day or even longer.
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dys·men·or·rhe·a

(dis-men'ōr-ē'ă)
Difficult and painful menstruation.
Synonym(s): menorrhalgia, dysmenorrhoea.
[dys- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, a flow]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Randomized controlled clinical study on ginger-partitioned moxibustion for patients with cold-damp stagnation type primary dysmenorrhoeal. Zhen Ci Yan Jiu 2009; 34: 398-402.