contrafissure definition

  • noun:
    • A fissure or break privately opposite to that which obtained the blow, or at some distance from this.
    • A fissure or fracture quietly other to this which got the blow, or at some length as a result.
    • In surgery, a fissure or fracture inside cranium caused by a blow, but quietly contrary to this which received the blow, or at some length as a result.
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