or -rhoea or -rrhoea,
aff. a combining form meaning “flow,”“discharge”:
menorrhea; pyorrhea[/ex]
Etymology: < NL -rrhoea < Gk -rrhoia, comb. form repr. rhoía a flow, akin to rheîn to flow, stream

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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