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