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dysmenorrhea

dys·men·or·rhe·a (dys·men·or·rhoe·a)

dysmenorrhea (dysmenorrhoea)

 
pronunciation:
dIs me n ri
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: menstruation that is difficult or painful.
derivations: dysmenorrheal (adj.), dysmenorrheic (adj.), dysmenorrhoeal (adj.), dysmenorrhoeic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word dysmenorrhea contains the following parts:
dys- Greek prefix that means bad, difficult, abnormal
synonyms:
mal, male
antonyms:
eu
 
rrhea, rrhoea, rrhag Greek root that means flow, gush, discharge