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fissi-

  1. a combining form meaning “cleft,” used in the formation of compound words: fissiparous.
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Origin of fissi-

< Latin, combining form of fissus cloven, fissum fissure, special uses of past participle of findere to split
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British Dictionary definitions for fissi-

fissi-

combining form
  1. indicating a splitting or cleftfissirostral
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Word Origin for fissi-

from Latin fissus, past participle of findere to split
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