a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
Hypernyms: ↑syndrome

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I. abbreviation
pregnant mare serum
II. \\ˌpē(ˌ)emˈes\ noun

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Premenstrual syndrome

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PMS UK [ˌpiː em ˈes] US [ˌpi em ˈes] noun [uncountable]
premenstrual syndrome: the pain and unpleasant feelings some women have just before their period every month
Thesaurus: menstruation and the menstrual cyclehyponym

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abbr. premenstrual syndrome

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/ˌpiːˌɛmˈɛs/ noun [noncount]

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PMS [PMS] [ˌpiː em ˈesː] [ˌpiː em ˈesː] (BrE) (also PMT [ˌpiː em ˈtiː] ; [ˌpiː em ˈtiː] NAmE, BrE) noun uncountable
physical and emotional problems such as pain and feeling depressed that many women experience before their ↑period (= flow of blood) each month. PMS/PMT are abbreviations for premenstrual syndrome/tension

Symptoms of PMS include breast tenderness and a craving for sweet food.

see also premenstrual

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