noun plural

rhag·​a·​des ˈrag-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce rhagades (audio)
: linear cracks or fissures in the skin occurring especially at the angles of the mouth or about the anus

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“Rhagades.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rhagades. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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