canine fossa

noun

Medical Definition of canine fossa

: a depression external to and somewhat above the prominence on the surface of the superior maxillary bone caused by the socket of the canine tooth

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“Canine fossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/canine%20fossa. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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