Commissure meaning

kŏm'ə-sho͝or'
A line or place at which two things are joined.
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The surface or place along which two structures, such as carpels, are joined.
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A line where two parts join or unite; joint; seam.
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The area where symmetrical parts join, as of the lips or of the brain's hemispheres.
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A line or place at which two things are joined.
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The surface or place along which two structures, such as carpels, are joined.
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The place where two things are joined, especially the line where two parts of an anatomical structure join.
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Origin of commissure

  • Middle English from Latin commissūra from commissus past participle of committere to join commit
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition