rhexis

noun
rhex·​is | \ ˈrek-səs How to pronounce rhexis (audio) \
plural rhexes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce rhexes (audio) \

Medical Definition of rhexis

: rupture sense 1 rhexis of a blood vessel rhexis of an organ

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“Rhexis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rhexis. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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