fissure

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Related to Lateral fissure: Central fissure, Transverse fissure
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Synonyms for fissure

Synonyms for fissure

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

to undergo partial breaking

Synonyms for fissure

a long narrow depression in a surface

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

break into fissures or fine cracks

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Inner area of pronotum with following black to fuscous markings: a pair of central longitudinal fasciae, extending from anterior margin of pronotum to pronotal collar and dilated both anteriorly and posteriorly; a pair of short, oblique branches from middle of the central longitudinal fasciae along paramedian fissures; a pair of obliquely longitudinal fasciae between median parts of paramedian fissures and posterior ends of lateral fissures, which are connected to the short branches; a pair of fasciae along lateral fissures; a pair of curved fasciae along lateral margin of inner area; and other small irregular spots.
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