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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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Lundi, "les examens complementaires (echographie et scanner) ont confirme une entorse antero externe de la cheville droite mais egalement l'existence associee d'une fissure du cinquieme metatarsien", a annonce le PSG.
They have one of the other common anorectal disorders, including anal fissure, anoperineal abscess, fistula-in-ano, or an anorectal sexually transmitted infection, according to Dr.
Material and Methods: All patients, both male and female admitted for hemorrhoidectomy, fistulectomy and lateral internal sphincterotomy for Anal Fissure with minimum 02 months follow-up were included in the study through non probability consecutive sampling technique.
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The presented research focuses on the investigation of Earth fissure propagation in the light of geotechnical and geological condition.
The StratX service now enables physicians to reliably and efficiently identify patients with complete fissures (above 95 percent complete) who will likely benefit from EBV treatment, and those with incomplete fissures (below 80 percent) who will likely not benefit, reserving additional diagnostic procedures for patients with ambiguous fissure completeness (between 80 to 95 percent complete).
A part of a land fissure that measures almost half a kilometer long, circling the Balite Sur Elementary School (background) in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, alarms students and villagers.
The visually-guided robot will help researchers to make a 3D map of a fissure, a linear vent in a volcano through which there is eruption of lava on the inactive Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, reported NDTV.
van Someren rediscovered the species at the same locality, associated with a vertical fissure in a large rock at the summit of Ukasi Hill (Copeland et al.
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