-rrhea

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-rrhea

 
word element [Gr.], profuse flow; adj., adj -rrhe´ic.

-rrhea

The diagraph rh occurring at the beginning of a syllable in a word of Greek origin is ordinarily changed to rrh when a prefix or other lexical element is placed before it, as in this terminal form from rhoia.
A flowing; a flux.
[G. rhoia, a flow]

-rrhea

word element [Gr.], profuse flow. -rrheic

-orrhea, -rrhea

suffix meaning "flow or discharge": galactorrhea, rhinorrhea.

-rhea, -rrhea

suffix meaning "flow or discharge": galactorrhea, rhinorrhea.

-rrhea

Suffix meaning a flowing; a flux.
Synonym(s): -rrhoea.
[G. rhoia, a flow]

-rrhea

word element. [Gr.] profuse flow.