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ruga

 [roo´gah] (L.)
a ridge, wrinkle, or fold.

ru·ga

, pl.

ru·gae

(rū'gă, rū'jē), [TA] The plural of this word is pronounced with a soft g (like j).
A fold, ridge, or crease; a wrinkle.
[L. a wrinkle]

ruga

/ru·ga/ (roo´gah) pl. ru´gae   [L.] a ridge or fold.ru´gose

ruga

(ro͞o′gə)
n. pl. ru·gae (-gē′, -gī′) Biology
often rugas A fold, crease, or wrinkle, as in the lining of the stomach.

ru′gate′ (-gāt′) adj.

ruga

[ro̅o̅′gə] pl. rugae
Etymology: L, ridge
a ridge or fold, such as the rugae of the stomach, which are large folds in the mucous membrane of that organ.
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Rugae

ru·ga

, pl. rugae (rū'gă, -jē) [TA]
A fold, ridge, or crease; a wrinkle.
[L. wrinkle]

ruga

(roo'ga) plural.rugae [L.]
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RUGAE: Rugae of stomach as seen through an endoscope
A fold or crease, esp. one of the folds of mucous membrane on the internal surface of the stomach. See: illustration

palatal ruga

One of the folds of the mucous membrane of the roof of the mouth. Synonym: palatine ruga

palatine ruga

Palatal ruga.

ruga of vagina

One of the small ridges on the inner surface of the vagina extending laterally and upward from the columna rugarum (long ridges on the anterior and posterior walls).

ruga

pl. rugae [L.] a ridge or fold.
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The dorsal nasal turbinate was the longest and largest one and extended from dorsal part of ethmoid crest to level of 3rd transverse ruga of hard palate.
The results showed no statistical differences between the mean incisor and molar movement measured cephalometrically and the tooth movement measured relative to the medial and lateral end of the third palatine ruga.
El catolico Fortunaciano y el donatista Petiliano de Cirta (hoy Constantina), que tomo la palabra una 150 veces, reafirmaron su version de 'Catolica' como Iglesia pura, sancta, sine macula et ruga que coincidia con la pars Donati:
Rebecca Ruga, the village chief of Pagsangahan, reported the incident to the local police and military authorities.
Ruga Mancari multe a cersit Saracul, cand s-a rugat, Si mancarimi a primit .
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Meanwhile, Rayan Relampagos Ruga, from the Philippines, converted to Islam last Ramadan, but did not fast.
As faces de Muley eram lisas, sem a menor ruga, mas seus olhos eram os olhos truculentos de um menino mau, briguento e petulante [.
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The voices presented are at times individual, as in the case of Tewodros and the use of myth in his letters to Queen Victoria, and at other times communal, as in the ruga ruga highwaymen understood as resistance to growing Arab power (28, 144).