Definition of premenstrual in English:

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premenstrual

Pronunciation: /prēˈmenstr(o͞o)əl/

adjective

Of, occurring, or experienced before menstruation: premenstrual tension
More example sentences
  • The first ‘modern’ account of premenstrual tension was published in a medical journal in 1931.
  • For how long have women suffered from premenstrual symptoms?
  • It is prescribed for premenstrual problems rather than depression.

Derivatives

premenstrually

adverb
Example sentences
  • In women relapses occur particularly premenstrually and in pregnancy.
  • The drug was taken for 14 days premenstrually for only three menstrual cycles.
  • A review reveals more than 200 symptoms that have been reported to occur premenstrually.

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Syllabification: pre·men·stru·al

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