fissi-

fissi-

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

Origin:
< Latin, combining form of fissus cloven, fissum fissure, special uses of past participle of findere to split

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fissi-
 
combining form
indicating a splitting or cleft: fissirostral
 
[from Latin fissus, past participle of findere to split]

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