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A depression or hollow in a bone[WP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossa#Anatomy ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

vertebrate_core

plural term
depressions [ TAO:0001743 ]

plural term
concavities [ TAO:0001743 ]

plural term
fossae [ TAO:0001743 ]

external definition

Anatomical space that is a concavity, shallow depression, or groove on a bone.[TAO]

external ontology notes

General Anatomical term in FMA; not restricted to bone in ncit; surface feature in VSAO; note that entities named 'fossa' are cavities in FMA, hence placement here

has related synonym

depressions

groove

depression

concavity

concavities

fossae

id

UBERON:0004704

Term relations