Definition of Fossa. Meaning of Fossa. Synonyms of Fossa

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Definition of Fossa

Fossa
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 Fossa from wikipedia

- Fossa may refer to: Fossa, County Kerry, Ireland Fossa, Abruzzo, Italy Fossa River, Iceland Fossá, Faroe Islands, an abandoned village Fossá, a waterfall...
- The fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox; /ˈfɒsə/ or /ˈfuːsə/; Malagasy pronunciation: [ˈfusə̥];) is a carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar. It is a...
- The cubital fossa, chelidon, or elbow pit is the triangular area on the anterior view of the elbow of a human or other hominid animal. It lies anteriorly...
- Middle cranial fossa (fossa cranii media), separated from the posterior fossa by the clivus and the petrous crest Posterior cranial fossa (fossa cranii posterior)...
- Pterygoid fossa Lacrimal fossa Fossa for lacrimal gland Fossa for lacrimal sac Mandibular fossa Scaphoid fossa Jugular fossa Condyloid fossa Rhomboid fossa In...
- The popliteal fossa (sometimes referred to as the back knee, hough,[1] or kneepit in analogy to the cubital fossa) is a shallow depression located at...
- In human anatomy, the pterygopalatine fossa (sphenopalatine fossa) is a fossa in the skull. A human skull contains two pterygopalatine fossae—one on the...
- iliac fossa is a large, smooth, concave surface on the internal surface of the ilium (part of the 3 fused bones making the hip bone). The iliac fossa is...
- The infraspinatous fossa (infraspinatus fossa, infraspinous fossa) of the sca**** is much larger than the supraspinatous fossa; toward its vertebral margin...
- iliac fossa" (RIF) is a common site of pain and tenderness in patients who have appendicitis. The fossa is named for the underlying iliac fossa of the...