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In anatomy, a fossa (/ˈfɒsə/; plural fossae (/ˈfɒsiː/ or /ˈfɒsaɪ/); 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: In the Skull: In the Mandible: * Retromolar fossa In the Torso: * Fossa ovalis (heart) * Infraclavicular fossa * Pyriform fossa * Substernal fossa * Iliac fossa * Ovarian fossa * Paravesical fossa * Coccygeal fossa * Fossa navicularis * Navicular fossa of male urethra * Fossa of vestibule of vagina * Ischioanal fossa In the Upper Limb:

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  • In anatomy, a fossa (/ˈfɒsə/; plural fossae (/ˈfɒsiː/ or /ˈfɒsaɪ/); 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: In the Skull: * Cranial fossa * Anterior cranial fossa * Middle cranial fossa * Interpeduncular fossa * Posterior cranial fossa * Hypophyseal fossa * Temporal bone fossa * Mandibular fossa * Jugular fossa * Infratemporal fossa * Pterygopalatine fossa * Pterygoid fossa * Lacrimal fossa * Fossa for lacrimal gland * Fossa for lacrimal sac * Mandibular fossa * Scaphoid fossa * Jugular fossa * Condyloid fossa * Rhomboid fossa In the Mandible: * Retromolar fossa In the Torso: * Fossa ovalis (heart) * Infraclavicular fossa * Pyriform fossa * Substernal fossa * Iliac fossa * Ovarian fossa * Paravesical fossa * Coccygeal fossa * Fossa navicularis * Navicular fossa of male urethra * Fossa of vestibule of vagina * Ischioanal fossa In the Upper Limb: * Supraclavicular fossa * Radial fossa * On the scapula: * Glenoid fossa * Supraspinous fossa * Infraspinous fossa * Subscapular fossa * Cubital fossa (a.k.a. Antecubital fossa) * Olecranon fossa In the Lower Limb: * Fossa ovalis (thigh) * Trochanteric fossa * Acetabular fossa * Popliteal fossa * Intercondyloid fossa * Anterior intercondyloid fossa * Posterior intercondyloid fossa * Intercondylar fossa of femur (en)
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  • In anatomy, a fossa (/ˈfɒsə/; plural fossae (/ˈfɒsiː/ or /ˈfɒsaɪ/); 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: In the Skull: In the Mandible: * Retromolar fossa In the Torso: * Fossa ovalis (heart) * Infraclavicular fossa * Pyriform fossa * Substernal fossa * Iliac fossa * Ovarian fossa * Paravesical fossa * Coccygeal fossa * Fossa navicularis * Navicular fossa of male urethra * Fossa of vestibule of vagina * Ischioanal fossa In the Upper Limb: (en)
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