fossula

[ fos-yuh-luh ]
/ ˈfɒs yə lə /

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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Medical definitions for fossula

fossula
[ fŏsə-lə, -yə-lə ]

n. pl. fos•su•lae (-lē′)

A small fossa.
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