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noun, plural rhexes
[rek-seez] /ˈrɛk siz/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
rupture, as of a blood vessel, organ, or cell.
(med) the rupture of an organ or blood vessel

rhexis rhex·is (rěk’sĭs)
n. pl. rhex·es (rěk’sēz)
Bursting or rupture of an organ or vessel.


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