Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Fissures of the skin; linear excoriations.

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  • noun Plural form of rhagade.

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  • noun cracks or fissures in the skin (especially around the mouth or anus)

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Examples

  • Sometimes it presents flaccid bullæ like pemphigus foliaceus, and then there are crusts as well as scales, with rhagades on the mouth, anus, etc.; there is a total absence of fever or other general symptoms.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Sometimes it presents flaccid bullae like pemphigus foliaceus, and then there are crusts as well as scales, with rhagades on the mouth, anus, etc.; there is a total absence of fever or other general symptoms.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

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