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[ fissura, cleft]
1. A groove, natural division, cleft, slit, or deep furrow in the brain, liver, spinal cord, and other organs.
SYN: SEE: fissura; SEE: sulcus
2. An ulcer or cracklike sore.
3. A break in the enamel of a tooth.
fissural (fish′ŭ-răl), adj.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Fissure." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766130/all/fissure.
Fissure. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766130/all/fissure. Accessed June 3, 2023.
Fissure. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766130/all/fissure
Fissure [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 03]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766130/all/fissure.
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