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rimose

[rahy-mohs, rahy-mohs] /ˈraɪ moʊs, raɪˈmoʊs/
adjective
1.
full of crevices, chinks, or cracks.
Also, rimous
[rahy-muh s] /ˈraɪ məs/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin of rimose
1720-1730
1720-30; < Latin rīmōsus full of cracks, equivalent to rīm(a) cleft, crack, chink + -ōsus -ose1
Related forms
rimosely, adverb
rimosity
[rahy-mos-i-tee] /raɪˈmɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Historical Examples
  • The pileus is pulvinate-ungulate, much dilated, deeply sulcate; cinnamon, then brown or blackish; very much cracked or rimose.

British Dictionary definitions for rimose

rimose

/raɪˈməʊs; -ˈməʊz/
adjective
1.
(esp of plant parts) having the surface marked by a network of intersecting cracks
Derived Forms
rimosely, adverb
rimosity (raɪˈmɒsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin rīmōsus, from rīma a split, crack
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rimose in Medicine

rimose ri·mose (rī'mōs', rī-mōs')
adj.
Full of chinks, cracks, or crevices.

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