-rrhoea


variant of -rrhea.

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British Dictionary definitions for -rrhoea

-rrhoea

esp US -rrhea


n combining form

(in pathology) a discharge or flowdiarrhoea

Word Origin for -rrhoea

from New Latin, from Greek -rrhoia, from rhoia a flowing, from rhein to flow
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