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fossa

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noun fos·sa \ˈfäs-ə\

Medical Definition of fossa

plural fos·sae \-ˌē, -ˌī\play play

  1. :  an anatomical pit, groove, or depression <the temporal fossa of the skull> <the fossa in the liver for the gallbladder>

  2. fos·sate \-ˌāt\play adjective




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