Definitions for "Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding"
(DUB) Heavy bleeding from the uterus. See anovulatory dysfunctional bleeding (often painless and irregular) and ovulatory dysfunctional bleeding (usually regular and can be associated with dysmenorrhea).
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A type of uterine bleeding that is not caused by a tumor, inflammation, or pregnancy.