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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

- Look up fossa or fossá in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Fossa may refer to: Fossa (animal), the common name of a carnivoran mammal of genus Cryptoprocta...
- The fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox; /ˈfɒsə/ or /ˈfuːsə/; Malagasy: [ˈfusə̥]) is a slender, long-tailed, cat-like mammal that is endemic to Madagascar. It is...
- fossa is an indentation (fossa) immediately above the clavicle. In terminologia anatomica, it is divided into fossa supraclavicularis major and fossa...
- torso: Fossa ovalis (heart) Infraclavicular fossa Pyriform fossa Substernal fossa Iliac fossa Ovarian fossa Paravesical fossa Coccygeal fossa Fossa navicularis...
- fossa (fossa cranii media), separated from the posterior fossa by the clivus and the petrous crest housing the temporal lobe Posterior cranial fossa (fossa...
- The popliteal fossa (also referred to as hough[1] or kneepit in analogy to the cubital fossa) is a shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint...
- The cubital fossa, super pit, chelidon or inside of elbow is the area on the anterior side of the upper part between the arm and forearm of a human or...
- The temporal fossa is a fossa (shallow depression) on the side of the skull bounded by the temporal lines above, and the zygomatic arch below. Its floor...
- The ischioanal fossa (formerly called ischiorectal fossa) is the fat-filled wedge-shaped space located lateral to the anal canal and inferior to the pelvic...
- compact tissue. The central part of the supraspinatus fossa and the upper part of the infraspinatous fossa, but especially the former, are usually so thin in...