Fossa

A hollow, e.g. the space above and below the collar bone and the space in front of the elbow

fossa

A ditch. Although the typical Roman military ditch had a regular V-like profile, termed by Hyginus a fossa fastigata, there were other types of ditch employed. Ditches with a W-like profile may either be of the cippus type, or represent subsequent recuttings of a normal V-profile ditch on a slightly different line. The fossa punica was another well…...

Fossa

[anatomy] In anatomy, a fossa (ə; plural fossas z, or fossae (i: or ai); from the Latin `fossa`, ditch or trench) is a depression or hollow, usually in a bone, such as the hypophyseal fossa, the depression in the sphenoid bone. Some examples include: Hypophyseal fossa ...
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fossa

A long, narrow, shallow depression.
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fossa

Latin, meaning: ditch, trench, channel, moat
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fossa

[n] - monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets 2. [n] - largest carnivore of Madagascar
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Fossa

a shallow depression on the lingual (tongue) surfaces of some front teeth.
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Fossa

Ditch.
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Fossa

A hollow area.
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Fossa

Fos'sa noun ; plural FossÆ . [ Latin , a ditch. See Fosse .] (Anat.) A pit, groove, cavity, or depression, of greater or less depth; as, the temporal fossa on the side of the skull; the nasal fossæ containing the nostrils in most birds.
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Fossa

genus Fossa noun monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets
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fossa

Cryptoprocta ferox noun largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets
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fossa

(fos´ә) pl. fos´sae Latin word meaning trench. In anatomy, it is used for a hollow or depressed area.
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fossa

largest carnivore native to Madagascar, a catlike forest dweller of the civet family, Viverridae. The fossa grows to a length of about 1.5 metres (5 ... [2 related articles]
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Fossa

The fossa or Foussa (Cryptoprocta ferox) is a large carnivorous mammal found only in Madagascar. It is about the size of an otter, but is related to the civet and mongoose. It is brown in colour, has a long tail, short legs, teeth like a cat's and lives mainly in trees feeding on birds and small mammals.
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fossa

Type: Term Pronunciation: fos′ă, fos′ē Definitions: 1. A depression usually more or less longitudinal in shape below the level of the surface of a part.
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fossa

Latin = a ditch or trench, hence a concavity in bone, or an organ, or on a lining surface.
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fossa

(fos;ua) A depressed area, usually on a bone.
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Fossa

A pit or hollow; plural, fossae.
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Fossa

[animal] The fossa (ə or ə;{r|2000Croke} Malagasy ˈfusə̥; Cryptoprocta ferox) is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family (Herpestidae). Its classification has been controversial because its physical traits resemble those of ca...
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Fossa

[geology] In planetary geology, a fossa (pl. fossae) is a long, narrow depression (trough) on the surface of an extraterrestrial body, such as a planet or moon. The term, which means `ditch` or `trench` in Latin, is not a geological term as such but a descriptor term used by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the International A...
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FOSSA

a shallow depression on the lingual (tongue) surfaces of some front teeth.
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fossa

carnivorous mongoose-like mammal of Madagascar
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Fossá

Fossá is the highest waterfall in the Faroe Islands. It is located near the village of Haldarsvík, in the Sunda Kommuna municipality. It goes cascading 140 meters down to the sea in two stages. It is one of the biggest attractions in Northern Streymoy. ...
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