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raphe

noun ra·phe

Medical Definition of raphe

  1. :  the seamlike union of the two lateral halves of a part or organ (as of the tongue, perineum, or scrotum) having externally a ridge or furrow and internally usually a fibrous connective tissue septum



Variants of raphe

also rhaphe \ˈrā-fē\play

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