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fissure

noun [C] uk   /ˈfɪʃ.ər/ us    //
a deep, narrow crack in rock or the earth specialized medical a long, deep, narrow hollow area in a surface in the body, especially in the cerebral cortex (= the surface of the brain) specialized medical a fault on the surface of a tooth
Translations of “fissure”
in Spanish fisura, grieta…
in Chinese (Traditional) (岩石或土地的)裂縫,裂隙…
in Chinese (Simplified) (岩石或土地的)裂缝,裂隙…
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