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fissure

1. Anatomy a narrow split or groove that divides an organ such as the brain, lung, or liver into lobes
2. a small unnatural crack in the skin or mucous membrane, as between the toes or at the anus
3. a minute crack in the surface of a tooth, caused by imperfect joining of enamel during development

fissure

[′fish·ər]
(geology)
A high, narrow cave passageway.
An extensive crack in a rock.
(metallurgy)
A small cracklike discontinuity with a slight opening or displacement of the fracture surfaces.
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My brother Jeremy, 2, has a disorder called Ohdo blepharophimosis (OB).
30 Wayzata, MN 55391 (612) 473-9372 (612) 473-8978 (fax) 1,2,4; Spanish materials BERGER DISEASE See: Kidney Disorders BETA THALASSEMIA MAJOR See: Cooley Anemia BEUREN SYNDROME See: Williams Syndrome BIOTINIDASE DEFICIENCY See: Metabolic Disorders BIRTHMARK See: Nevi, Giant Congenital; Vascular Ma/formations BLEEDING DISORDERS See: Hemophilia BLEPHAROPHIMOSIS, PTOSIS, EPICANTHUS INVERSUS SYNDROME (BPES) See also: Craniofacial Disorders Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Support Group c/o Lynne Schauble SE 820 Meadow Vale Dr.
30 Wayzata, MN 55391 (612) 473-9372 (612) 473-8978 (fax) 1,2,4; Spanish materials BETA THALASSEMIA MAJOR See: Cooley Anemia BEUREN SYNDROME See: Williams Syndrome BIOTINIDASE DEFICIENCY See: Metabolic Disorders BIRTHMARK See: Nevi, Giant Congenital; Vascular Malformations BLEEDING DISORDERS See: Hemophilia BLEPHAROPHIMOSIS, PTOSIS, EPICANTHUS INVERSUS SYNDROME (BPES) See also: Craniofacial Disorders Blepharophimosis, Ptosis, Epicanthus Inversus Support Group c/o Lynne Schauble SE 820 Meadow Vale Dr.