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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VolcanoBot 1 was able to get into two locations on the fissure at a depth of 82 feet.
During observations of living flies in the field, the relative population size of Mormotomyia was monitored below one fissure at the Makilu Hill site over a period of 38 days (29 November 2012 to 7 January 2013).
A similar systematic review of available literature also indicated a deficiency in clinical evidence to support the idea that resin based fissure sealants protect better against tooth caries than glass-ionomer based sealants.
Hand 16 was placed with the fingers in the gripping position, the palm ergonomically fitted and to the right of a fissure.
If you have a fissure, the sharp, stinging or burning pain that occurs with a bowel movement can be brief or long-lasting.
Une fissure s'est produite, mardi, dans le boulevard peripherique paralysant ainsi le mouvement du trafic entre Le Caire et Guiza.
The infra-auricular fissure present in the overwhelming majority of atopic dermatitis patients is a simple and convenient guide to disease severity, according to the results of a prospective study.
BeautiSealant from Shofu is a tooth-colored, fluoride-recharging, pit and fissure sealant with a self-etching primer that speeds treatment time by eliminating the need for phosphoric acid etching, the company describes.
The latter is the result of an anterior anal fissure with red inflamed edges.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said the fissure eruption was spotted shortly after the floor at the Pu'u O'o collapsed on Saturday afternoon.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory officials said the fissure eruption was spotted shortly after the floor at the Pu'u O'o crater collapsed around 5 p.
Talking to this news agency here on Saturday, the transporters said that recent torrential rains has created ten feet long and eight feet deep fissure in the road which is creating inconvenience for transporters.
The new link provides public and social spaces including an entrance lobby that splits along the fissure to provide a ground level reception and gallery and a lower level lobby serving a new auditorium and classrooms.
I had a look, known in the trade as looking up an old friend, and discovered that the cause of the problem was an anal fissure.
The MC gradients cause differential stress inside the kernel, which, if sufficiently large, causes the kernel to fissure.