rhomboid fossa

noun

: the floor of the fourth ventricle of the brain formed by the dorsal surfaces of the pons and medulla oblongata

Dictionary Entries Near rhomboid fossa

Cite this Entry

“Rhomboid fossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rhomboid%20fossa. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
Spell It

Hear a word and type it out. How many can you get right?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ