fossa
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Usage note
The plural of "fossa" is "fossae" when used in the sense shown in 1).
fossa(
fa
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suh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. la fosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The trauma to the posterior cranial fossa caused impaired function of the cerebellum.El trauma en la fosa cranial posterior causó una disfunción en el cerebelo.
2. (animal)
a. la fosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fossa is a somewhat difficult mammal to classify.La fosa es un mamífero algo difícil de clasificar.
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