[fis-uh-ros-truh l] /ˌfɪs əˈrɒs trəl/
having a broad, deeply cleft beak or bill, as the swallows and goatsuckers.
(of the bill) deeply cleft.
(of the beaks of some birds) broad and deeply cleft
having such a beak, as swifts and swallows
fissura fis·su·ra (fĭ-sur’ə, -shur’ə) n. pl. fis·su·rae (-sur’ē, -shur’ē)
[fish-er] /ˈfɪʃ ər/ noun 1. a narrow opening produced by or separation of parts. 2. (def 1). 3. Anatomy. a natural division or groove in an organ, as in the brain. verb (used with object), fissured, fissuring. 4. to make fissures in; cleave; split. verb (used without object), fissured, fissuring. 5. to open in fissures; […]
- Fissured fracture
fissured fracture fis·sured fracture (fĭsh’ərd) n. See linear fracture.
- Fissure eruption
noun 1. the emergence of lava from a fissure in the ground rather than from a volcanic cone or vent