Synonyms for fissure

Synonyms for (noun) fissure

Synonyms: fissure

Definition: (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes

Similar words: vallecula, groove

Definition: (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part


Synonyms: crack, crevice, scissure, cleft, fissure

Definition: a long narrow opening

Similar words: opening, gap

Definition: an open or empty space in or between things

Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall


Synonyms: fissure, crack, cranny, crevice, chap

Definition: a long narrow depression in a surface

Similar words: depression, impression, imprint

Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Synonyms for (verb) fissure

Synonyms: fissure

Definition: break into fissures or fine cracks

Similar words: crack

Definition: cause to become cracked

Usage: heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair