menstrual cramps


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menstrual cramps

Spasmodic dysmenorrhea Gynecology Painful cramps, spasms, lower abdominal discomfort, generally occurring on the first day of the menstrual period; the pain may extend to the low back, thighs, pelvis, and be accompanied by N&V, dizziness, fainting; MCs tend to lessen in severity after age 30. Cf Frozen section.

men·stru·al cramps

(men'strū-ăl kramps)
Abdominopelvic pain accompanying menstruation.

menstrual cramps

An abdominal cramp associated with menstruation.
See: dysmenorrhea
See also: cramp
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