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Definition of FossAE

FossAE
Fossa Fos"sa, n.; pl. Foss[AE]. [L., a ditch. See Fosse.] (Anat.) A pit, groove, cavity, or depression, of greater or less depth; as, the temporal fossa on the side of the skull; the nasal foss[ae] containing the nostrils in most birds.

Meaning of FossAE from wikipedia

- Fossa may refer to: Fossa (animal), the common name of a carnivoran mammal of genus Cryptoprocta endemic to Madagascar Fossa, the Latin genus name of the...
- formed by the floor of the cranial cavity. There are three distinct cranial fossae: Anterior cranial fossa (fossa cranii anterior), housing the projecting...
- the superficial topography of the sacroiliac joints. The Latin name is fossae lumbales laterales ("lateral lumbar indentations"). These indentations are...
- or fossae (plural) on Mars. They include the Cerberus Fossae, Elysium Fossae, Galaxias Fossae, Hephaestus Fossae, Hyblaeus Fossae, Stygis Fossae and...
- The Cerberus Fossae are a series of semi-parallel fissures on Mars formed by faults which pulled the crust apart in the Cerberus region. They are 1235 km...
- contains the brainstem and cerebellum. This is the most inferior of the fossae. It houses the cerebellum, medulla and pons. Anteriorly it extends to the...
- The Medusae Fossae Formation is a large geological formation of probable volcanic origin on the planet Mars. It is named for the Medusa of Gr**** mythology...
- fossa) is a fossa in the skull. A human skull contains two pterygopalatine fossae—one on the left side, and another on the right side. Each fossa is a cone-shaped...
- Popliteal fossa Back view of a human. Locations of the popliteal fossae are circled in blue Popliteal fossa of the right leg. Details Identifiers Latin...
- In planetary nomenclature, a fossa /ˈfɒsə/ (pl. fossae /ˈfɒsiː/) is a long, narrow depression (trough) on the surface of an extraterrestrial body, such...