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Commissure   Listen
noun
Commissure  n.  
1.
A joint, seam, or closure; the place where two bodies, or parts of a body, meet and unite; an interstice, cleft, or juncture.
2.
(Anat. & Zool.)
(a)
The point of union between two parts, as the angles of the lips or eyelids, the mandibles of a bird, etc.
(b)
A collection of fibers connecting parts of the brain or spinal marrow; a chiasma.
3.
(Bot.) The line of junction or cohering face of two carpels, as in the parsnip, caraway, etc.






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