- - mechanical d. d. due to obstruction of discharge of menstrual blood, as in cervical stenosis. SYN: obstructive d..- obstructive d. SYN: mechanical d..- primary d. d. due to a functional disturbance and not due to inflammation, new growths, or anatomic factors. SYN: functional d..- tubal d. a form of secondary d. due to stenosis or other abnormal condition of the fallopian tubes.- ureteric d. a form of secondary d. characterized by pain due to spasm of the ureter occurring at the time of the menses.
* * *dys·men·or·rhea or chiefly Brit dys·men·or·rhoea (.)dis-.men-ə-'rē-ə n painful menstruation see SPASMODIC DYSMENORRHEAdys·men·or·rhe·ic or chiefly Brit dys·men·or·rhoe·ic -'rē-ik adj
* * *dys·men·or·rhea (dis-men″ə-reґə) [dys- + menorrhea] painful menstruation.
Medical dictionary. 2011.