incisive fossa

n.

The depression in the midline of the bony palate behind the central incisors into which the incisive canals open.

Nearby words

  1. incisional hernia,
  2. incisive,
  3. incisive bone,
  4. incisive canal,
  5. incisive foramen,
  6. incisive papilla,
  7. incisively,
  8. incisor,
  9. incisor canal,
  10. incisors


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