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fossa

synonym (synonym of fossa)

  • (noun.shape)
    a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression) (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets (noun.animal)
     

hypernym (fossa IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression) (noun.shape)
    (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a shape that curves or bends inward (noun.shape)
     
  • largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets (noun.animal)
    small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World (noun.animal)
     
  • monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets (noun.animal)
    a genus of mammals (noun.animal)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF fossa relation)

  • a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression) (noun.shape)
    the concavity in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus) (noun.body)
     

member holonym (MEMBER OF relation)

  • monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets (noun.animal)
    civet of Madagascar (noun.animal)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

derivation (.... is derived from fossa)

  • a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression) (noun.shape)
    mark with a scar (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym member holonym member meronym derivation pit genus fossa cryptoprocta ferox viverrine viverrine mammal mammal genus bodily cavity cavity cavum glenoid cavity glenoid fossa mandibular fossa epigastric fossa pit of the stomach fanaloka fossa fossa family viverridae family viverrinae viverridae viverrinae mark pit pock scar

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