rhexis

noun

rhex·​is ˈrek-səs How to pronounce rhexis (audio)
plural rhexes -ˌsēz How to pronounce rhexis (audio)
: 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 4 Dec. 2022.

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