oracle built in funciton

Is there a function/analytical in oracle that converts a comma seprated string to rows - ? I am using oracle 11
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no, nothing built in  - at least, nothing general purpose

search EE or  for str2tbl
The DBMS_UTILITY can provide some of that functionality.

Take a look at what this person was able to do:
that's what I meant by "nothing general purpose"

that returns a collection type (associative array),  not "rows"

however, you could iterate through the array and return a nested table collection to export as "rows"

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