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- n. pain in the area of the ovary that is felt at the time of ovulation (usually midway through the menstrual cycle)
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About this time, some women feel a twinge or cramp in the lower abdomen or back called mittelschmerz, usually accompanied by wet cervical fluid, discussed under “Player 2: The Cervix.”