variant of -rrhea.
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Words nearby -rrhoea
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British Dictionary definitions for -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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