\fˈɪʃə], \fˈɪʃə], \f_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə]\
Definitions of FISSURE
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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Fissure has various acceptations: 1. A fracture, Catag'ma fissu'ra, in which the bone is cracked, not separated, as in fracture; 2. A narrow, long, and superficial solution of continuity, around the external openings of the mucous membranes. A sort of chap-( F.) Gercure-observed on the hands, particularly on the callous hands, of workmen, in certain mechanical employments; 3. Small chapped ulcerations, sometimes noticed in young children, owing to the contact of the faeces and urine with the fine, delicate skin of the thighs, nates, and genital organs; 4. Clefts of a more or less deep nature, occurring on the genital organs in the vicinity of the anus, in those labouring under syphilis. These are usually called rhagades. See Monster
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