Commissure

A commissure (ər/) is the place where two things abut or are joined. The term is used especially in the fields of anatomy and biology.

In biology, the meeting of the two valves of a brachiopod or clam is a commissure; in botany, the term is used to denote the place where a fern's laterally expanded vein endings come together in a continuous marginal sorus.

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العربية: صوار
čeština: Komisura
Deutsch: Kommissur
Esperanto: Komisuro
français: Commissure
Plattdüütsch: Kommissur
polski: Komisura
русский: Комиссура