-rrhagia


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-rrhage

 (-rrhagia) word element [Gr.], excessive flow. adj., adj -rrha´gic.
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-rrhagia

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 rhexis.
Excessive or unusual discharge; hemorrhage.
[G. rhēgnymi, to burst forth]
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-rrhagia

Suffix meaning excessive or unusual discharge.
[G. rhēgnymi, to burst forth]
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