genus Fossa

noun
monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets
Syn: ↑Fossa
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Viverridae, ↑family Viverridae, ↑Viverrinae, ↑family Viverrinae
Member Meronyms: ↑fanaloka, ↑Fossa fossa

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  • Fossa poplitea — Kniekehle mit Gefäß Nerven Strang aus Nervus tibialis und Arteria politea Die Kniekehle (lat.: Fossa poplitea) oder hintere Kniegegend (Regio genus posterior) ist die an der Rückseite des Kniegelenks gelegene Körperregion zwischen Ober und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Arteria genus media — Die Arteria genus media („mittlere Kniearterie“) ist eine kleine Schlagader der unteren Extremität. Sie entspringt in der Kniekehle aus der Kniekehlarterie (Arteria poplitea) oder der oberen seitlichen Kniearterie (Arteria superior lateralis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • regio genus posterior — [TA] the posterior region about the knee, including the popliteal fossa …   Medical dictionary

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