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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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[ClickPress, Mon Mar 11 2019] Awareness of the importance of applying fissure sealants or dental sealants has increased over the years.
distance between the superior aspect of the superior orbital fissure (peak point of the superior orbital fissure) and the base of the metoptic canal,
It's no different than the usual anal tear or fissure, except that it's generated only from the pressures encountered during anal intercourse, which can cause ripping of the surrounding tissues or muscle.
The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether it is effective and safe to use a metronidazole-containing local antibiotic in reducing the symptoms and improving the recovery process when treating patients for acute anal fissure.
We describe dynamic development regularity of sliding-type ground fissure and stepped-type ground fissure as the working face advances in this section.
It was this eruption that formed the 37 mile long fissure. The tectonic plates are moving apart at a rate of 2 centimeters each year, so when the fissure completes itself, it will span from from the Red Sea in the north, taking water from the Gulf of Aden, all the way down to the Horn of Africa, separating it from the rest of the continent.
When this branch emerged from the right portal vein, the fissure that separated the right and left parts of the liver was the main fissure; this went from the fossa for gallbladder (A05.8.01.0135) in a straight line to the left edge of the inferior vena cava.
Recently, various enamel surface pretreatment preparative techniques have been developed for increasing the effectiveness, retention, and success of pit and fissure sealants.
Material and Methods: Chronic anal fissure was treated with use of lateral anal sphicterotomy after admission to surgical ward and by application of 0.2% glyceryltrinatrate as an outdoor case on 202 patients over a period of 15 months.
No matter how large the fissure angle, most rock specimens shared similar features of deformation.
Excruciating pain, where the patients will only sit on one side, that's typically an abscess, a fissure, or an STI.
Lava gushes from a fissure eruption of the Kilauea Volcano in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii.