premenstrual syndrome

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premenstrual syndrome

n. Abbr. PMS
A varying group of symptoms including pelvic and back discomfort, breast tenderness, headache, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, and moodiness, that occur in some women two to seven days before the onset of menstruation and cease shortly after menses begins.
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premenstrual syndrome

or

premenstrual tension

n
(Physiology) a group of symptoms, including nervous tension and fluid retention, any of which may be experienced as a result of hormonal changes in the days before a menstrual period starts. Abbreviation: PMS or PMT
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premen′strual syn`drome


n.
a complex of physical and emotional changes, as depression, irritability, bloating, and soreness of the breasts, one or more of which may be experienced in the several days before the onset of menstrual flow. Abbr.: PMS
[1980–85]
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premenstrual syndrome

(PMS) Physical and/or emotional discomforts experienced by some women before, during, and/or after menstruation.
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Noun1.premenstrual syndrome - a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Translations

premenstrual syndrome

, premenstrual tension
n (esp Brit) → prämenstruelles Syndrom, prämenstruelle Phase
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pre·men·stru·al syn·drome

n. síndrome premenstrual, síndrome que se manifiesta días anteriores a la menstruación y que se caracteriza por irritabilidad, retención de líquidos y tensión emocional.
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