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dysmenorrhoea

esp US dysmenorrhea

/ (ˌdɪsmɛnəˈrɪə, dɪsˌmɛn-) /
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noun

abnormally difficult or painful menstruation

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Derived forms of dysmenorrhoea

dysmenorrhoeal or esp US dysmenorrheal, adjective

Word Origin for dysmenorrhoea

C19: from dys- + Greek mēn month + rhoiā a flowing
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