incisive fossa

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incisive fossa

[in′sī·siv ′fäs·ə]
(anatomy)
A bony pit behind the upper incisors into which the incisive canals open.
A depression on the maxilla at the origin of the depressor muscle of the nose.
A depression of the mandible at the origin of the mentalis muscle.