a combining form meaning “flow,” “discharge,” used in the formation of compound words: gonorrhea.
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Origin of -rrhea
< New Latin -rrhoea < Greek -rrhoia, combining form representing rhoía a flow, akin to rheîn to flow, stream
Words nearby -rrhea
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Medical definitions for -rrhea
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