Mittelschmerz
Pain in between the menstrual periods. From the German mittel for middle and schmerz for pain.
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Abdominal pain occurring at the time of ovulation, resulting from irritation of the peritoneum by bleeding from the ovulation site. SYN: intermenstrual pain (2), middle pain. [Ger. M., middle + pain]

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mit·tel·schmerz 'mit-əl-.shmertz n abdominal pain occurring between the menstrual periods and usu. considered to be associated with ovulation

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n.
pain in the lower abdomen experienced about midway between successive menstrual periods, i.e. when the egg cell is being released from the ovary. See also menstrual cycle.

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mit·tel·schmerz (mitґəl-shmərtz) [Ger. mittel mid, middle, + schmerz pain, suffering] pain associated with ovulation, usually occurring in the middle of the menstrual cycle.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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