hypophyseal fossa

noun

Medical Definition of hypophyseal fossa

: the depression in the sphenoid bone that contains the hypophysis

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“Hypophyseal fossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypophyseal%20fossa. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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