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fossula

[fos-yuh-luh]
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noun, plural fos·su·lae [fos-yuh-lee] /ˈfɒs yəˌli/. Anatomy.
  1. a small fossa.
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Origin of fossula

1835–45; < Latin: a little ditch. See fossa1, -ule
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fossula

(fŏsə-lə, -yə-lə)
n. pl. fos•su•lae (-lē′)
  1. A small fossa.
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