fossette


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fossette

 [fŏ-set´]
1. a small depression.
2. a small, deep corneal ulcer.

fos·sette

(fo-set'),
1. Synonym(s): fossula
2. A seldom-used term for corneal ulcer of small diameter.
[Fr. dim. of fosse, a ditch]

fossette

/fos·sette/ (fŏ-set´) [Fr.]
1. a small depression.
2. a small, deep, corneal ulcer.

fossette

French, a small pit or depression; fossula.

fos·sette

(fo-set')
1. Synonym(s): fossula.
2. A seldom-used term for corneal ulcer of small diameter.
[Fr. dim. of fosse, a ditch]

fossette

1. a small depression.
2. a small, deep corneal ulcer.
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But even this image is confused because the girl's neck that be seeks is strangely compared to his son's, "una bella raggazzetta bionda, col collo tutto a fossette, come Villi" (374).
In the culminating event of the chapter, after assuring the reader that she is "not delirious," Lucy "weak and shaking" ventures out on the Rue de Fossette, and her solitude-induced wandering, punctuated by her visit to confessional, ends abruptly with her collapse (232).
From the side of spondylium the teeth are supported by the secondary shell material which forms an additional (inner) plate of the teeth, folded anteriorly and serving as "raised" crural fossette (see Wright & Rubel 1996).
Comments: Crown enamel portion from hypsodont molariform tooth that includes one fossette.