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Antecubital fossa

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Cubital fossa

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Fossa vestibuli vaginae

Fossa vestibuli vaginae --> fossa of vestibule of vagina The portion of the vestibule of the vagina between the frenulum of... Read More

Vestibular fossa

vestibular fossa --> fossa of vestibule of vagina The portion of the vestibule of the vagina between the frenulum of the... Read More

Fossa triangularis

Fossa triangularis --> triangular fossa The depression at the upper part of the auricle between the two crura of the... Read More

Navicular fossa of urethra

navicular fossa of urethra The terminal dilated portion of the urethra in the glans penis. Synonym: fossa navicularis... Read More

Fossa of lateral malleolus

Fossa of lateral malleolus a large rough depression on the medial aspect of the lower end of the fibula just behind the... Read More

Fossa ovarica

Fossa ovarica --> ovarian fossa a depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis; it is bounded in front by the... Read More

Fossa glandulae lacrimalis

Fossa glandulae lacrimalis --> lacrimal fossa a hollow in the orbital plate of the frontal bone, formed by the overhanging... Read More

Ovarian fossa

ovarian fossa A depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis; it is bounded in front by the obliterated umbilical... Read More

Canine fossa

Canine fossa a depression on the anterior surface of the maxilla below the infraorbital foramen and on the lateral side of... Read More

Variations of the lymphatic-venous communications in the human left supraclavicular fossa

Variations of the lymphatic-venous communications in the human left supraclavicular fossa RODRIGUES, C.F.S., WAFAE, N.,... Read More

Lesser supraclavicular fossa

Lesser supraclavicular fossa a triangular space between the two heads of origin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle. Synonym:... Read More

Fossa

Fossa Origin: L, a ditch. See fosse. (Science: anatomy, ornithology) a pit, groove, cavity, or depression, of greater or... Read More

Antecubital space

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Rovsings sign

Definition noun An indication of appendicitis when a palpation on the left lower quadrant of the abdomen results in pain at... Read More

Olecranon

Definition noun (anatomy) The large process at the proximal end of the ulna of the forearm projecting behind the... Read More

Diameters of the superior cerebellar and anterior-inferior arteries in the anterior-potine segment

MANDIOLA, E., SANZ, M. E., GABRIELLI, C. et al.  Abstract: At present, the clinical specialized literature, insist in the... Read More

Scrobiculus cordis

scrobiculus cordis Synonym: epigastric fossa. Origin: L. Pit or fossa of the... Read More

Petrotympanic fissure

Definition noun A narrow transverse slit dividing the mandibular fossa of the temporal bone into tympanic and petrous... Read More

Petrosal fossula

petrosal fossula A small and often only faintly marked depression on the inferior surface of the petrous portion of the... Read More

Chelidon

Definition noun (anatomy) The depression in front of the elbow or at the flexure of the arm. Supplement Word origin: NL.,... Read More

Sigmoid sulcus

sigmoid sulcus --> groove for sigmoid sinus A broad groove in the posterior cranial fossa, first situated on the lateral... Read More

Fossula petrosa

Fossula petrosa --> petrosal fossula a small and often only faintly marked depression on the inferior surface of the... Read More

Iliac

Definition adjective (anatomy) (1) Of, relating to, or situated near the ilium, as in iliac fossa. (2) Of or pertaining to a... Read More

Anatomical variability of the superior cerebellar artery medial and lateral branches

MANDIOLA, E., DEL SOL, M., SANZ, M. E. et al.  Abstract : The anatomical characteristics of the superior cerebellar artery... Read More

Foramen magnum

Definition noun A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More

Pteron

pteron (Science: anatomy) The region of the skull, in the temporal fossa back of the orbit, where the great wing of the... Read More

Cisterna basalis

Definition noun (anatomy) Latin term for basal cistern, a cavity where the arachnoid extends across between the two temporal... Read More

Plica synovialis infrapatellaris

plica synovialis infrapatellaris --> infrapatellar synovial fold A fold of synovial membrane extending from below the level... Read More

Mylohyoid groove

mylohyoid groove A groove on the medial surface of the ramus of the mandible beginning at the lingula; it lodges the... Read More

Anatomical variations of the condylar canal

GALARZA, Marcelo, YUN JONG, Hyoun, MERLO, Alicia et al. The variations in vascular anatomy and cranial foramina have... Read More

Infrapatellar synovial fold

Infrapatellar synovial fold a fold of synovial membrane extending from below the level of the articular surface of the... Read More

Lunate surface of acetabulum

Lunate surface of acetabulum The curved articular surface that surrounds the acetabular fossa and articulates with the head... Read More

Orbicularis oris

orbicularis oris (Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, by nasolabial band from septum of the nose, by superior incisive bundle... Read More

Tympanic canaliculus

tympanic canaliculus A minute canal passing from the inferior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone between... Read More

Gallbladder

Definition noun A small, pear-shaped, muscular, hollow organ responsible for storing bile, and for creating insulin in the... Read More

Jugum sphenoidale

Jugum sphenoidale a plane surface on the sphenoid bone, in front of the sella turcica, connecting the two lesser wings, and... Read More

Pituitary gland

Definition noun, plural: pituitary glands An endocrine gland situated off the bottom of the hypothalamus, and acts as the... Read More

Right sagittal fissure

right sagittal fissure A sagittal groove on the undersurface of the liver formed by the fossa vesicae felleae anteriorly and... Read More