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  Definition of fissure
  1. (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
  2. a long narrow opening
  3. a long narrow depression in a surface
  4. break into fissures or fine cracks
Similar Words: crack, cleft, crevice, scissure, cranny, chap

 

Hyponyms: sulcus, hilus, hilum, chap, chink, crevasse, fatigue crack, fault, geological fault, shift, fracture, break, rift, slit, split, vent, volcano, volcanic crater, crater

 

Derivational Morphology: crack, cleft, crevice, scissure, cranny, chap

 

 
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