ruga

noun ru·ga \ ˈrü-gə \

Definition of ruga

plural rugae play \ˈrü-ˌgī, -ˌgē, -ˌjē\
: an anatomical fold or wrinkle (as of the gastric mucous membranes) usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of ruga

New Latin, from Latin, wrinkle — more at corrugate


Medical Dictionary

ruga

noun ru·ga \ ˈrü-gə \

medical Definition of ruga

plural rugae play \-ˌgī, -ˌgē, -ˌjē\
: an anatomical fold or wrinkle especially of the viscera usually used in plural
  • the rugae of an empty stomach

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