paramenstruum

paramenstruum

(ˌpærəˈmɛnstrʊəm)
n
(Medicine) the four days before and first four days of menstruation
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but during the paramenstruum they are permitted to play out what are perceived widely as disapproved modes of behavior." (45) Therefore, even emotional difficulties may need to be approached with understanding but also a certain amount of skepticism.