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n. pl. ru·gae (-gē′, -gī′) Biology
often rugas A fold, crease, or wrinkle, as in the lining of the stomach.

[Latin rūga.]

ru′gate′ (-gāt′) adj.
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n, pl -gae (-dʒiː)
(Anatomy) (usually plural) anatomy a fold, wrinkle, or crease
[C18: Latin]
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(ˈru gə)

n., pl. -gae (-jē, -gē).
Usu., rugae. Anat. a wrinkle, fold, or ridge.
[1765–75; < Latin rūga]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ruga - (anatomy) a fold or wrinkle or crease; "rugae of the stomach"
plica, fold - a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
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Boda boda riders in Engineer, Nyandarua County on Tuesday night raided, demolished and burnt down miraa and muguka kiosks, saying that they are harbouring criminals.Lead by their chairman John Ruga, the riders said increased criminal activities witnessed in the area are planned at the kiosks.
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En effet, entre installation, photographie, peinture, video, Tchale Figueira du Cap Vert, Athi-Patra Ruga du Afrique du Sud, Amina Zoubir de l'Algerie, Gastineau Massamba du Congo, Aida Muluneh Ethiopie ou encore les autres artistes oeuvrent par les differentes expressions artistiques pour montrer une Afrique lumineuse, ouverte, tolerante et prospere.
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