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fossula

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

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