Dysmenorrhea meaning

dĭs-mĕnə-rēə
Painful menstruation.
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Painful or difficult menstruation.
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Painful menstruation.
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Painful menstruation.
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(pathology) Painful menstruation.
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Origin of dysmenorrhea

  • New Latin dys– Greek mēn month mē-2 in Indo-European roots –rrhea

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • dys- +‎ menorrhœa, from Ancient Greek: δυσ- (dys‐, “bad, unfortunate”) in combination with εμμηνόρροια (emminórroia, “menstruation”).

    From Wiktionary