- a combining form meaning “cleft,” used in the formation of compound words: fissiparous.
Origin of fissi-
< Latin, combining form of fissus cloven, fissum fissure, special uses of past participle of findere to split
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- indicating a splitting or cleftfissirostral
Word Origin for fissi-
from Latin fissus, past participle of findere to split
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