fissure

  1. a long narrow depression in a surface
  2. a long narrow opening
  3. (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes

fissure

A narrow opening or crack of considerable length and depth.
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fissure

[n] - (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes 2. [v] - break into fissures or fine cracks
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Fissure

cleft-like grooves in the chewing surface of the back teeth.
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Fissure

a groove or slit on the body or in an organ
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fissure

A split or crack through the skin
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Fissure

Fissure: A cleft or groove. A fissure can be normal or abnormal. A fissure in the cerebral cortex is a normal feature. It is a deep fold that involves the entire thickness of the brain wall. A fissure in the anus is distinctly abnormal. It is a painful crack in the edge of the anus and is very painful. Also called an anal fissure or fissure in ano....
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Fissure

Fis'sure noun [ Latin fissura , from findere , fissum , to cleave, split; akin to English bite : confer French fissure .] A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock. Cerebral fissures (Anat.) ,
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Fissure

Fis'sure transitive verb To cleave; to divide; to crack or fracture.
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fissure

<anatomy> Any cleft or groove, normal or otherwise, especially a deep fold in the cerebral cortex which involves the entire thickness of the brain wall. ... Origin: L. Fissura ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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fissure

noun (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
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fissure

(fish´әr) a narrow slit or cleft. one of the deeper or more constant furrows separating the gyri of the brain. See also sulcus. a deep cleft in the surface of a tooth, usually due to imperfect fusion of the enamel of the adjoining dental lobes. It can be treated with a dental sealant to...
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Fissure

• (v. t.) To cleave; to divide; to crack or fracture. • (n.) A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock.
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fissure

(from the article `coloboma`) failure of one or more structures in the eye to fuse during embryonic life, creating a congenital fissure in that eye. Frequently several structures ... ...The right lung represents 56 percent of the total lung volume and is composed of three lobes, a superior, middle, and inferior lobe, separated ... [2...
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fissure

(L. fissura) any cleft or groove, normal or otherwise; especially a deep fold in the cerebral cortex which involves the entire thickness of the brain wall.
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Fissure

Opening or crack in the Earth's crust.
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FISSURE

An open crack in rock or soil.
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Fissure

An extensive crack, break, or fracture in the rocks.
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Fissure

(F fissure, R fisura, crapatura) crack or split
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fissure

Eruptive fissure on southeast rim of Kilauea caldera, Hawai'i. This eruptive fissure was active briefly during an eruption in July 1974. Note prominent spatter ramparts on right, and subdued rampart on left, built by the ejection of lava along the fissure. The smooth texture of the surface on the li...
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fissure

Type: Term Pronunciation: fish′ŭr Definitions: 1. A deep furrow, cleft, or slit; a gap between bones or bony elements. (For most of the brain fissures, see entries under sulcus.) 2. In dentistry, a developmental break or fault in the tooth enamel. Synonyms: fissura1
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Fissure

A linear loss of the top two layers of skin, the dermis and epidermis, with sharply defined, nearly verticle walls. Pronunciation: FISH-er (noun)Also Known As: Chapped hands and lips, eczema, intertrigo, perleche.
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Fissure

A large crack in the ground allowing magma to travel up and erupt onto the surface
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Fissure

(fish'ur) (Latin. Fissura - a splitting)
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fissure

Latin = a cleft.
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