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-rrhexis


a combining form meaning “rupture,” used in the formation of compound words: enterorrhexis.

Nearby words

-ridden, -rigged, -rrhagia, -rrhaphy, -rrhea, -rrhexis, -rrhiza, -rrhoea, -ry, -s, -s'

Origin of -rrhexis

< New Latin < Greek rhêxis a breaking, bursting
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