Medical Definition of Floccular fossa

1. An irregular depression on the posterior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone just below its crest and above and lateral to the internal acoustic meatus. In the foetus, the flocculus of the cerebellum rests here; in the adult, a small vein enters the bone here. Synonym: fossa subarcuata, floccular fossa, hiatus subarcuatus. (05 Mar 2000)



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