ruga

noun
ru·​ga | \ ˈrü-gə \
plural rugae\ ˈrü-​ˌgī , -​ˌgē , -​ˌjē \

Definition of ruga

: an anatomical fold or wrinkle (as of the gastric mucous membranes) usually used in plural

First Known Use of ruga

1683, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ruga

New Latin, from Latin, wrinkle — more at corrugate

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ruga

noun
ru·​ga | \ ˈrü-gə \
plural rugae\ -​ˌgī , -​ˌgē , -​ˌjē \

Medical Definition of ruga

: an anatomical fold or wrinkle especially of the viscera usually used in plural the rugae of an empty stomach

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