Medical Definition of Fossa cranii posterior

1. The internal base of the skull posterior to the crest of the petrous part of the temporal bones and the dorsum sellae and anterior to the grooves for the transverse sinuses, where the cerebellum, pons, and medulla oblongata rest. Synonym: fossa cranii posterior. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fossa Cranii Posterior

fossa acetabuli
fossa anthelicis
fossa axillaris
fossa canina
fossa carotica
fossa cat
fossa condylaris
fossa coronoidea humeri
fossa cranii anterior
fossa cranii media
fossa cranii posterior (current term)
fossa cubitalis
fossa digastrica
fossa ductus venosi
fossa epigastrica
fossa for gallbladder
fossa for incus
fossa glandulae lacrimalis
fossa hyaloidea
fossa hypophysialis
fossa iliaca
fossa iliacosubfascialis
fossa incisiva
fossa incudis
fossa infraclavicularis

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