Definition of Scissure

1. Noun. A long narrow opening.

Exact synonyms: Cleft, Crack, Crevice, Fissure
Specialized synonyms: Chap, Chink, Crevasse, Fatigue Crack, Break, Fault, Faulting, Fracture, Geological Fault, Shift, Rift, Slit, Split, Vent, Volcano
Generic synonyms: Gap, Opening
Derivative terms: Crack, Fissure



Definition of Scissure

1. n. A longitudinal opening in a body, made by cutting; a cleft; a fissure.

Definition of Scissure

1. a lengthwise cut [n -S]

Medical Definition of Scissure

1. 1. Cleft or fissure. 2. A splitting. Synonym: scissure. Origin: L. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scissure

scissors-shadow
scissors-tailed
scissors crossover
scissors grip
scissors hold
scissors kick
scissorsbill
scissorstail
scissorstails
scissortail
scissortailed flycatcher
scissortails
scissorwise
scissura
scissura pilorum
scissure (current term)
scissures
scita
scitamineous
scituate
scituation
sciurid
sciuridae
sciurids
sciurine
sciurines
sciuroid
sciuromorpha
sciurus
scizorhinal

Literary usage of Scissure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"Postero-parietal (scissure ile Rolando, Leuret). e. Sylvian. f. ... Calcarine (posterior part of the scissure des hippocampes). m. Dentate. n. ..."

2. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"Temporo-occipital (scissure perpendiculaire externe). ... Calcarine (posterior part of the scissure des hippocampes). m. Dentate. n. Collateral. ca, cd, cp, ..."

3. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley (1899)
"Postero-parietal (scissure de Rolando, Leuret). e. Sylvian. f. ... Calcarine (posterior part of the scissure des hippocampes). in. Dentate. ;;. Collateral. ..."

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