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Fossette \Fos`sette"\ (? or ?), n. [F., dim. of fosse a fosse.]

  1. A little hollow; hence, a dimple.

  2. (Med.) A small, deep-centered ulcer of the transparent cornea.


n. 1 A little hollow; a dimple. 2 (context medicine English) A small, deep-centred ulcer of the transparent cornea. 3 (context dentistry English) A small depression in the crown of a tooth

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