a combining form with the meanings “rupture,” “profuse discharge,” “abnormal flow,” used in the formation of compound words:
(in pathology) an abnormal discharge or flow: menorrhagia
An abnormal or excessive flow or discharge: menorrhagia.
1. a combining form meaning “flow,” “discharge,” used in the formation of compound words: gonorrhea. -rrhea suff. Flow; discharge: seborrhea.
1. a combining form meaning “rupture,” used in the formation of compound words: enterorrhexis.
Remote Reference Layer
- RR Lyrae star
noun 1. Astronomy. one of a group of pulsating variable stars found in the halo of the Milky Way, with periods between 1.2 and 30 hours; all have approximately the same luminosity and are therefore used for measuring distances.