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Crevice

Definition
noun, plural: crevices
(1) A narrow crack or opening, especially in a solid substance like rock or ice.
(2) Anatomical fissure or cleft, as in gingival crevice.
Supplement
Word origin: From Old French crevace, from late Latin crepātia.

Related forms: creviced (adjective).

Related phrases: gingival crevice.

Synonym: fissure, cleft, crack.


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