ruga

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noun ru·ga \ˈrü-gə\

Definition of ruga

plural

rugae

play \-ˌgī, -ˌgē, -ˌjē\
  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1775


Medical Dictionary

ruga

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noun ru·ga \ˈrü-gə\

Medical Definition of ruga

plural

rugae

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


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