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noun, plural rugae
[roo-jee, -gee] /ˈru dʒi, -gi/ (Show IPA)
Usually, rugae. Biology, Anatomy. a wrinkle, fold, or ridge.
noun (pl) -gae (-dʒiː)
(usually pl) (anatomy) a fold, wrinkle, or crease

ruga ru·ga (rōō’gə)
n. pl. ru·gae (-gē’, -gī’)
A fold, crease, or wrinkle, as in the lining of the stomach. Often used in the plural.
ru’gate’ (-gāt’) adj.


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