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rugose

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adjective ru·gose \ˈrü-ˌgōs\

Definition of rugose

  1. 1 :  full of wrinkles <rugose cheeks>

  2. 2 :  having the veinlets sunken and the spaces between elevated <rugose leaves of the sage>

ru·gos·i·ty play \rü-ˈgä-sə-tē\ noun


Origin of rugose

Latin rugosus, from ruga


First Known Use: 1676


Medical Dictionary

rugose

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adjective ru·gose \ˈrü-ˌgōs\

Medical Definition of rugose

  1. :  having many wrinkles <rugose skin>




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