Definition of mittelschmerz in English:

mittelschmerz

(also Mittelschmerz, mittelschmertz)

noun

Medicine
  • Lower abdominal pain occurring in the middle of the menstrual cycle in some women, thought to be related to the occurrence of ovulation.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From German Mittelschmerz, lit. ‘middle pain’ from mittel + Schmerz.

Pronunciation

mittelschmerz

/ˈmɪtlˌʃmɛːts//ˈmɪtlˌʃməːts/