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suff. Chiefly British
Variant of -rrhea.
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n combining form
(in pathology) a discharge or flow: diarrhoea.
[from New Latin, from Greek -rrhoia, from rhoia a flowing, from rhein to flow]
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var. of -rrhea.
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