Dyspareunia
The medical term for pain during sexual intercourse.
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Occurrence of pain during sexual intercourse. [dys- + G. pareunos, lying beside, fr. para, beside, + eune, a bed]

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dys·pa·reu·nia .dis-pə-'rü-nē-ə, -nyə n difficult or painful sexual intercourse

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n.
painful or difficult sexual intercourse experienced by a woman. Psychological or physical factors may be responsible (see vaginismus).

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dys·pa·reu·nia (dis″pə-rooґne-ə) [Gr. dyspareunos badly mated] difficult or painful sexual intercourse.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • dyspareunia — noun /dɪspəˈɹuːnɪə/ Painful or difficult sexual intercourse, especially in women. See Also: dyspareunist …   Wiktionary

  • dyspareunia — ż I, DCMs. dyspareunianii, blm med. «niejednoczesne występowanie orgazmu u mężczyzny i kobiety podczas stosunku płciowego lub chorobliwy brak orgazmu u kobiety» ‹z gr.› …   Słownik języka polskiego

  • dyspareunia — n. painful coitus, painful intercourse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dyspareunia — [ˌdɪspə ru:nɪə] noun Medicine difficult or painful sexual intercourse. Origin C19: from dys + Gk pareunos lying with …   English new terms dictionary

  • dyspareunia — dys·pareunia …   English syllables

  • dyspareunia — n. painful sexual intercourse experienced by a woman. It may be related to vaginismus or caused by underlying disease, such as endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • dyspareunia — /dɪspəˈruniə/ (say dispuh roohneeuh) noun painful intercourse. {dys + Greek pareunos bedfellow + ia} …   Australian English dictionary

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