from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or occurring in the period just before menstruation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Occurring in the time period during the menstrual cycle leading up to the beginning of menstruation.
- adj. Relating to the time period in a girl's life prior to her first experience of menstruation; prepubescent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preceding menstruation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or occurring during the period just before menstruation
You and millions of Article by WorldNews Correspondent Janice Sabnal - There are several The term premenstrual syndrome (PMS) lumps together a vast collection of symptoms, physical and Women go on the pill for many reasons.
If me getting premenstrual is something that's going to continue it's going to be a right barrel of laughs in our house once a month.
Canadian Sentinel's post sounds interesting, though calling premenstrual Asian labourers "coolies", and white people "ivories" isn't very PC.
The ads also give the misleading impression that the birth-control pill is appropriate for treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS), when in fact it's only approved for treating a more serious condition called premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or PMDD.
With Yaz, you take 24 days of active pills followed by just 4 days of placebos; it's approved not just for contraception but also for treating acne and a severe form of PMS called premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
The ads also give the misleading impression that the birth-control pill is appropriate for treating premenstrual syndrome PMS, when in fact it's only approved for treating a more serious condition called premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or PMDD.
In the early 1980s, influential psychiatrists created a special disorder called premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)—to be distinguished from the PMS (premenstrual syndrome) that some women experience.
Finally, there is the general disease called premenstrual tension PMT or PMS, which can cause physiological symptoms along with irritability, moodiness, and other emotional imbalances.
The FDA has just approved the antidepressant Zoloft from treating women who have a condition know as premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
The set of symptoms associated with menstrual periods are called premenstrual syndrome, or PMS.