What is fossa?

  • (noun): Largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets.
    Synonyms: fossa cat, Cryptoprocta ferox
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fossa:

Medial Eminence Of Floor Of Fourth Ventricle
... In the human brain, the rhomboid fossa is divided into symmetrical halves by a median sulcus which reaches from the upper to the lower angles of the fossa and is ... In the superior part of the fossa the medial eminence has a width equal to that of the corresponding half of the fossa, but opposite the superior fovea it forms an elongated swelling, the colliculus facialis ...
Lunae Palus Quadrangle - Fossa
... Large troughs (long narrow depressions) are called fossae in the geographical language used for Mars ... This term is derived from Latin therefore fossa is singular and fossae is plural ...
List Of Madagascar Characters - Antagonists - The Fossa
... The fossa are the main antagonists of the first film, voiced by Tom McGrath and Eric Darnell ... our parties, and ripping our limbs off." However, the fossa are fearful of Alex, and run away when they suspect an attack from him, as well as allow him to take their prey ... The fossa are defeated by Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman, and the penguins and driven into their territory ...
Fossa, County Kerry - See Also
... Dingle Duagh Dunquin Doonshean Fahamore Farranfore Fenit Feothanach Finuge Fossa Gneeveguilla Kenmare Kilderry Kilflynn Kilgarvan Killorglin ...
Aganippe Fossa
... Aganippe Fossa is a surface feature on Mars which runs from 4.1° to 13° south latitude and 124.9° to 126.9° west longitude ... Figure 1 shows dark streaks on the slopes of Aganippe Fossa ...

More definitions of "fossa":

  • (noun): Monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets.
    Synonyms: genus Fossa
  • (noun): A concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression).
    Synonyms: pit