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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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Plenty can be done--not only to heal one's phantom fissures, but also to educate physicians and patients on the resources available for this condition.
Open lateral internal anal sphincterotomy under local anesthesia as the gold standard in the treatment of chronic anal fissures. A prospective clinical and manometric study.
Sliding-type ground fissures typically develop in a mountainous slope and especially on hillsides with large gradient.
Horizontal fissures are located between segment II and III in the left lateral division; between the upper face of segment I and the base of the posterior half of segments IV and V in the right and left medial divisions; between segments VI and VII in the right lateral division; these three fissures did not contain return veins.
Although the microleakage test results found laser etching to be an effective and accomplished method, according to the SEM results, a half fissure sealant adaptations to pits and fissures were detected in all samples that only used laser etching in the present study.
Many anal fissures heal with topical treatment with GTN.
Lava gushes from a fissure eruption of the Kilauea Volcano in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii.
A Hawaii Air National Guard Airman observes three lava fissures at Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens subdivisions in Pahoa
Additionally, the US patent 9,390,498, titled "Visualization and Characterization of Pulmonary Lobar Fissures," covers a framework for computing and displaying fissure integrity, a measure which serves as a surrogate for collateral ventilation, stated the company.
In the background, the footage showed lava fountaining 328 feet high at one of the fissures. The fountains are created by vents closing, forcing magma to burst through a single outpoint, Stovall said.
Geological Survey has warned that fissures could erupt throughout the area, and Civil Defense officials on Sunday ordered people living on Halekamahina Road to evacuate and be on the alert for gas emissions and lava spatter.
The US Geological Survey said two new fissures broke ground on Monday near Leilani Estates, spewing lava and hazardous fumes.
A VAST plume of ash rises over Hawaii's erupting volcano as it continues to spew lava from a string of fissures yesterday.
'Additional erupting fissures and new lava outbreaks may occur,' it said.
The fissures have deepened, a sprawling environmental metaphor of irresponsible proportions.