Definition of Rhagades

1. Noun. Cracks or fissures in the skin (especially around the mouth or anus).




Definition of Rhagades

1. Noun. (plural of rhagade) ¹

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Definition of Rhagades

1. cracks in the skin [n]

Medical Definition of Rhagades

1. Fissures, cracks or fine linear scars in the skin, especially such lesions around the mouth or other regions subjected to frequent movement. Origin: pl. Of Gr. Rhagas = rent This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhagades

rhachidian
rhachiglossa
rhachilla
rhachillae
rhachillas
rhachiodont
rhachis
rhachises
rhachitis
rhachitomous
rhadamanthine
rhadinovirus
rhadinoviruses
rhaetizite
rhagade
rhagades (current term)
rhagadiform
rhagamanthus
rhagiocrine cell
rhaita
rhaitas
rhamnaceous
rhamnanase
rhamnetin
rhamnitol
rhamnogalacturonan
rhamnogalacturonan acetylesterase
rhamnogalacturonan rhamnohydrolase
rhamnopyranose
rhamnopyranoses

Literary usage of Rhagades

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1843)
"Med. Journ., December 24, 1842, from Gaz. Med. de Paris, No. 30. 53. Syphilitic rhagades of the Sole of the feet and Toes. ..."

2. Hull's Jahr: A New Manual of Homoeopathic Practice by Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr, Amos Gerald Hull, Frederick Greenwood Snelling, Charles Julius Hempel (1885)
"Drawing and burning pain in the feet. *Swelling of ttte feet around the ankles, with difficult breathing. Chilblains on the feet. °rhagades of the feet. ..."

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