mittelschmerz

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mittelschmerz

[′mid·əl‚shmerts]
(medicine)
Pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen in women occurring midway in the intermenstrual interval, thought to be secondary to the irritation of the pelvic peritoneum by fluid or blood escaping from the point of ovulation in the ovary.
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