Definitions

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  • noun anatomy A depression in the sphenoid bone; the pituitary fossa.
  • noun zoology A saddle-shaped cavity to contain the winter eggs, situated on the back of Cladocera.

Etymologies

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Latin, saddlecloth, from Ancient Greek on + horse.

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