Medical Terminology Crossword: Female Reproductive System

Featuring Terms with rrh in the Suffix

Medical Terminology - Female Reproduction Crossword
Female Reproductive System

Medical terms that have rrh in the suffix can be difficult to spell.  For example, the correct spelling of hemorrhage or diarrhea can be a challenge for most of us.

Why are these terms difficult to spell correctly?

Possibly because they have a double ‘r’ and a silent ‘h’.

Once aware of -rrh suffixes, you can apply this information to any term you encounter that contains them.

All the terms in this crossword contain rrh in the suffixes.



  • rrhea means flow or discharge
  • rrhagia means excessive bleeding
  • rrhaphy means suturing, or repairing

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Definitions of the terms used in the crossword are from: 

Exploring Medical Language 10th Edition, Chapter 8, Female Reproductive System.


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