fossula

[fos-yuh-luh]

noun, plural fos·su·lae [fos-yuh-lee] /ˈfɒs yəˌli/. Anatomy.

a small fossa.

Origin of fossula

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

fossula

[fŏsə-lə, -yə-lə]

n. pl. fos•su•lae (-lē′)

A small fossa.
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