ῥῆγμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ῥήγνυμι (rhḗgnumi, to break) +‎ -μα (-ma).

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Noun[edit]

ῥῆγμα (rhêgman (genitive ῥήγματος); third declension

  1. breakage, fracture
  2. laceration, rupture
  3. rent, tear in clothes
  4. cleft, chasm
  5. (medicine) lesion or rupture of tissue

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