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The stoppage of the fissuring short of the epiphysis is characteristic.

In all the Mauser specimens the longitudinal direction of the fissuring of the mantle is striking.

Fig. 61 is a diagram illustrating a fairly typical instance; in some cases no fissuring existed.

As a rule the nearer to the base, the greater was the amount of fissuring observed.

The amount of fissuring at the aperture of entry was often not so extensive as I had been led to expect.

One of the narrow valleys near Natchez, due to this fissuring, is now called the Mammoth Ravine.

The conspicuous symptom is a marked tendency to fissuring or cracking of the skin (eczema fissum; eczema rimosum).