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Definition of Fissure

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crack; cleave; split; groove; divide, separate; be divided; be split; break open
narrow crack, narrow opening; natural cleft or groove (Anatomy)
Fissure Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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\fis"sure\ (?), v. t. to cleave; to divide; to crack or fracture.
\fis"sure\ (?), n. [l. fissura, fr. findere, fissum, to cleave, split; akin to e. bite: cf. f. fissure.] a narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock.

  similar words(6) 

 rolando`s fissure 
 fissure of rolando 
 counter fissure 
 fissure of sylvius 
 oral fissure 
 sylvian fissure 
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A crack or crack-like depression
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Breg = n. a rupture, a fissure
Hollt = n. a slit, a cleft, a fissure
WordNet 2.0

1. a long narrow depression in a surface
(synonym) crevice, cranny, crack, chap
(hypernym) depression, impression, imprint
2. a long narrow opening
(synonym) crack, cleft, crevice, scissure
(hypernym) opening, gap
(hyponym) chap
3. (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
(hypernym) groove, vallecula
(hyponym) sulcus
(classification) anatomy, general anatomy

1. break into fissures or fine cracks
(hypernym) crack
(derivation) crack, cleft, crevice, scissure
Fissure Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of petroleum Industry
a crack or fracture in a subsurface formation.
Fissure Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A narrow opening or crack of considerable length and depth.
An open crack in rock or soil.
Fissure Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
In anatomy, a fissure (Latin fissura, plural fissurae) is a groove, natural division, deep furrow, elongated cleft, or tear in various parts of the body also generally called a sulcus, or in the brain a sulcus.

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Fissure Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
A surface of a fracture or crack in a rock along which there is a distinct separation.
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Longitudinal crack through only one surface of a bone.
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n. Qargh
Fissure Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hepatitis Central (TM) Liver Disease Medical Glossary
Any of several clefts separating the lobes of the liver. A break or slit in tissue usu. at the junction of skin and mucous membrane. Groove, deep crack
Aids Glossary
a crack or tear in the skin or a mucous membrane.