bone fissure

bone fissure

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  • Bone — This article is about the skeletal organ. For other uses, see Bone (disambiguation) and Bones (disambiguation). For the tissue, see Osseous tissue. Drawing of a human femur Bones are rigid organs that constitute part of the endoskeleton of… …   Wikipedia

  • Fissure — A cleft or groove. A fissure can be normal or abnormal. A fissure in the cerebral cortex is a normal feature. It is a deep fold that involves the entire thickness of the brain wall. A fissure in the anus is distinctly abnormal. It is a painful… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fissure — In anatomy, fissure (Latin fissura , Plural fissurae ) is a groove, natural division, deep furrow, cleft, or tear in various parts of the body.AnatomyVarious types of anatomical fissure are:Brain* Fissure of Bichat : found below the corpus… …   Wikipedia

  • bone cave —    A cave recognized particularly for its contained deposits of animal bones. The bones may be the remains of animals that fell into the cave, as in the Joint Mitnor Cave, Devon, or in many other pitfall or fissure sites. Alternatively the bones… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • fissure — 1) any groove, notch or furrow in a bone 2) a deep and narrow depression cutting across a reef front …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fissure fracture — fissured fracture a crack extending from a surface into, but not through, a long bone …   Medical dictionary

  • Palatine bone — Bone: Palatine bone Permanent teeth of upper dental arch, seen from below. (Horizontal part of palatine bone visible at bottom.) …   Wikipedia

  • Ethmoid bone — Bone: Ethmoid bone Cranial bones …   Wikipedia

  • Sphenoid bone — Bone: Sphenoid bone Cranial Bones. Only the end of the wing of the sphenoid bone is visible …   Wikipedia

  • Occipital bone — Bone: Occipital bone Sagittal section of skull. (Occipital bone is at right, in blue.) …   Wikipedia

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