fossette


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fossette

(fɒˈsɛt)
n
1. (Anatomy) anatomy a small depression or fossa, as in a bone
2. (Pathology) pathol a small deep ulcer of the cornea
[C19: from French: dimple, from fosse ditch]
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The movements and distributions of non-commercial fish species are generally poorly-understood when compared to commercially important fishes, and other marine megafauna such as sea turtles (Fossette et al.
The anterior fossette is quite shallow antero-posteriorly but deep in the middle.
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The CA, cochlear fossette, or bony cochlear nerve canal transmits the cochlear nerve from the cochlea to IAC.
Stewart, R.E.A., Born, E.W., Dietz, R., Heide-Jorgensen, M.P., Riget, F.F., Laidre, K., Villum Jensen, M., Knutsen, L.0., Fossette, S., and Dunn, J.B.
At first I lacked courage to venture very far from the Rue Fossette, but by degrees I sought the city gates, and passed them, and then wandering, and passed them, and then wandering away from along chaussees, through fields, beyond cemeteries, Catholic and Protestant, beyond farmheads, to lanes and little woods, and I know not where.
A second satellite telemetry project was conducted in April of 2014 from Anguilla that revealed movement throughout the French West Indies and Virgin Islands (Fossette et al., 2014).
These imaging techniques may help elucidate vascular compression by identifying the origin of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery since the posterior inferior cerebellar artery makes an upward loop and compresses the supraolivary fossette [165,166].
Giraffokeryx have weakly developed styles and median ribs; the stylids are absent; the spur can be observed in the anterior fossette (Fig.
(59) Anteroloph on M1: 0 = well-developed and discrete, reaching the labial cingulum, anteroflexus present; 1 = anteroloph present but small, not reaching the labial cingulum, anteroflexus absent; 2 = anteroloph fused with anterocone labially, anteroflexus present as small fossette; 3 = anteroloph and anteroflexus absent.
A ghostly, disturbing figure of a nun begins "haunting" Lucy shortly after her arrival as a teacher at the Rue Fossette. Lucy narrates the story of the nun's horrific death, marked by a tree within the school's garden, which stands above "the bones of a girl whom a monkish conclave of the drear middle ages had here buried alive, for some sin against her vow" (106).