noun, plural fos·sae [fos-ee]. /ˈfɒs i/. Anatomy.
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Origin of fossa1
Definition for fossa (2 of 2)
Origin of fossa2
Example sentences from the Web for fossa
Occasionally it would appear that the inflammation begins in the throat, and reaches the face through the nasal fossae.
There are large supratemporal fossae, bounded below by supratemporal arcades.
As regards the skull, the quadrate is large and fixed, and supratemporal and infratemporal fossae bounded by bone occur.
Supratemporal, infratemporal, and post-temporal fossae occur, but no interparietal foramen.
The supratemporal fossae are small, and open posteriorly, the lateral temporal fossae are very large.