dysfunctional uterine bleeding

dysfunctional uterine bleeding
dysfunctional uterine bleeding n abnormal uterine bleeding that is not associated with a physical lesion (as a tumor), inflammation, or pregnancy abbr. DUB

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(DUB) bleeding from the uterus when no organic uterine lesions are present.

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