Fissure

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For other uses, see Fissure (disambiguation).

In anatomy, a fissure (Latin fissura, plural fissurae) is a groove, natural division, deep furrow, elongated cleft, or tear in various parts of the body.

Types[edit]

Brain[edit]

Skull[edit]

Liver[edit]

Spinal cord[edit]

Lung[edit]

Liver[edit]

Other[edit]

Abnormal fissure[edit]

Fissure can also refer to an unnatural tract or ulcer, most commonly found in the anus and called an anal fissure.

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