noun, plural fos·sae [fos-ee] /ˈfɒs i/. Anatomy.
- fosdick, harry emerson,
- foss, lukas,
- fossa of lacrimal gland,
- fossa of vestibule of vagina,
Origin of fossa1
Origin of fossa2
Examples from the Web for fossae
On the cranial surface of the pinna elevations correspond to the concha and to the fossae 792 of the helix and antihelix.
These fossae and all the cranium posterior to them are missing.American Weasels|E. Raymond Hall
The distance between the temporal ridges about four-fifths the width of the cranium at the fossae.Extinct Birds|Walter Rothschild