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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El dolor pelvico periovulatorio o llamado sindrome de Mittelschmerz es un dolor unilateral que en la mayoria de los casos es de leve a moderado.
Sarah's history of infrequent and heavy menses, as well as an absence of breast tenderness, bloating, or mittelschmerz, indicate she is not ovulating.