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dys·men·or·rhe·a

 (dĭs-mĕn′ə-rē′ə)
n.
Painful menstruation.

[New Latin : dys- + Greek mēn, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots + -rrhea.]

dys·men′or·rhe′al (-rē′əl), dys·men′or·rhe′ic (-rē′ĭk) adj.
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dys•men•or•rhe•a

or dys•men•or•rhoe•a

(ˌdɪs mɛn əˈri ə)

n.
painful menstruation.
[1800–10]
dys`men•or•rhe′al, adj.
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dysmenorrhea

a condition of painful menstruation.
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dysmenorrhea

Painful menstruation usually caused by contraction of the uterus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysmenorrhea - painful menstruation
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
primary dysmenorrhea - painful menstruation that is intrinsic to menstruation and not the result of a disease
secondary dysmenorrhea - painful menstruation that is caused by some specific disorder (as endometriosis)
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Translations

dys·men·or·rhe·a

n. dismenorrea, menstruación difícil, acompañada de dolor y trastornos.
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They are useful in dyspepsia, anorexia, diarrhea, colic, flatulence, paralysis, inflammations, amenorrhea, dysmenorrheal fever, strangury, vesicle and renal calculi.
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The drug is used for ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis including juvenile arthritis and it is also used for dysmenorrheal headache, including migraine, post-operative pain, soft- tissue disorders, acute gout, and to reduce fever.
mild moderate severe dysmenorrhea dysmenorrheal dysmenorrhea at the time of registration 6 4 16 one month 5 16 three months 4 18 six months 0 6 20 Note: Table made from line graph.