Definition of Fissure. Meaning of Fissure. Synonyms of Fissure

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Definition of Fissure

Fissure
Fissure Fis"sure, v. t. To cleave; to divide; to crack or fracture.

Meaning of Fissure from wikipedia

- 'crack'. Fissures emerge in the Earth's crust, on ice sheets and glaciers, and on volcanoes. A ground fissure, also called an earth fissure, is a long...
- A fissure vent, also known as a volcanic fissure, eruption fissure or simply a fissure, is a linear volcanic vent through which lava erupts, usually without...
- An anal fissure is a break or tear in the skin of the anal canal. Anal fissures may be noticed by bright red anal bleeding on toilet paper and undergarments...
- horizontal fissure, and an oblique fissure. The left lung is divided into two lobes by an oblique fissure which is closely aligned with the oblique fissure in...
- pterygomaxillary fissure is a fissure of the human skull. It is vertical, and descends at right angles from the medial end of the inferior orbital fissure. It is...
- The petrotympanic fissure (also known as the squamotympanic fissure or the glaserian fissure) is a fissure in the temporal bone that runs from the temporomandibular...
- The palpebral fissure is the elliptic space between the medial and lateral canthi of the two open eyelids. In simple terms, it is the opening between...
- The longitudinal fissure (or cerebral fissure, great longitudinal fissure, median longitudinal fissure, interhemispheric fissure) is the deep groove that...
- The superior orbital fissure is a foramen or cleft in the skull. It lies between the lesser and greater wings of the sphenoid bone. It allows for many...
- called Sylvian fissure or lateral fissure) is one of the most prominent features of the human brain. The lateral sulcus is a deep fissure in each hemisphere...