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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