fissure


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Synonyms for fissure

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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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Excruciating pain, where the patient will only sit on one side, that's typically an abscess, a fissure, or an STI.
Keywords: Anal Fissure, Fistula in ano (FIA), Fistulectomy, Hemorrhoid, Hemorrhoidectomy, Lateral Internal sphincterotomy (LIS).
Das et al [11] & Nayak et al [12] found anomalous splenic fissure in 1%, while Siva Chidambaram [10] noted anomalous splenic fissure in 6.
The discontinuous deformation frequently reaches deep mining areas and no sufficient information is available on the surface displacement measurements, details of geological structure of the rock mass, and timing of fissure or threshold occurrence.
Previously, physicians ruled out many patients for EBV treatment based on a subjective review of their lung fissures (the divisions between the lobes) on computed tomography (CT) scans.
San Carlos City, Pangasinan -- School officials, teachers, and parents at Balite Sur Elementary School (BSES) in this city raised alarm and anxiety after they found land fissures that circle the school half a kilometer long.
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).
The modus operandi adopted for prevention of dental caries1 include good oral hygiene with assistance if required fluoridated water fluoridated tooth paste fluoride varnish applied by dental professional fissure sealants use of xylitol containing chewing gums to stimulate saliva if salivary flow low.
Pharmaceutical company Ventrus Biosciences Inc (NasdaqCM:VTUS) reported on Monday the completion of patient admission in the second Phase 3 clinical trial of Diltiazem Hydrochloride 2% Cream (VEN 307) in patients with pain related to anal fissure (AF), a tear in the lining of the anal canal characterised by severe anal pain associated with or after bowel movements.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 26, 2013-Ventrus Biosciences Inc concludes enrolment in the second Phase 3 clinical trial of Diltiazem Hydrochloride 2% Cream in anal fissure patients(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
If a fissure doesn't heal on its own, it can usually be treated and recurrences prevented with conservative measures.
Objective: To assess the effectiveness of different modes of treatment of chronic anal fissure as regards improvement of symptoms and complications.
The treatment of chronic anal fissure has changed greatly during the past two decades with ongoing research directed at lowering the internal anal sphincter tone and avoiding the risk of fecal continence disturbance.
Maher Selim, the president of Al Beit Al Fany for Theatre, inaugurated the play The Moon's Fissure on 7 March.