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Synonyms for fossa

monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets

largest carnivore of Madagascar

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Although Fossas says Schultz doesn't like talking about herself, her actions do speak louder than any of her words.
She's increased her workload little by little,'' said Fossas, who considers Schultz as methodical.
Hemiarthroplasty for hips and shoulders involves function of a cobalt-chromium-molybdenum (CoCrMo) alloy condylar component against the natural fossa (13-18) and not a metal fossa against a natural condyle, as used in the Christensen fossa-eminence device.
These factors may contribute to the excessive metal debris (metallosis) around the Christensen TMJ prostheses and fracturing of some fossa components (Figure 3).
Juan Pablo Montoya has gathered significant attention by NASCAR fans and we feel German Quiroga Fossas will give us the opportunity to not only put ourselves in front of the Mexican population, but achieve a Top 10 finish and give our company significant exposure on ESPN 2.
Fossas finished with a one-hitter, and the first-place Pilgrims won the game, 3-0.
That was one of my coolest baseball experiences,'' said Fossas, who was named NECBL Pitcher of the Week.
Division 1 Championships at Gardner Municipal Golf Course, but its chances of finishing higher could improve dramatically this year if Kearney has both Stomski and Fossas in the lineup.
Fossas, who owns the school record in the mile (4:37.
As the game went on, I felt better and better, but they got the hits when they needed to," Fossas said.
I'm a Demon Deacon," said Fossas, 18, jokingly adding, "Don't ask me what that is, but I'm very excited.
Recruited by pitching coach Dennis Healy, Fossas, a 6-foot-1, 185 pound right-hander, opened the eyes of college scouts after his terrific junior year with the Naps and his hard-throwing performances last summer in AAU with the 17U Northeast Rays.
Holy Name got two runs back in the third on an RBI single by Fossas and one of four Pioneer errors.
Other local runners who participated were: Jason Croteau of Webster, Frank Gorham of Charlton City, Elijah Fossas of Dudley, Nicholas White of Charlton, Stephen Hebenstreit of Dudley, Craig Ornell of Charlton, Steve Sapunka of Webster, Angela Campolito of Webster, Debra Jarvis of Charlton, James Lustioon of Charlton, Sue Swenson of Dudley, Eneida Soloperto of Charlton, Thomas Johnson of Charlton, Karen Dodos of Charlton, Susan Thorbahn of Dudley, Ryan Coulson of Charlton, Richard Surozenski of Webster, Roger Busha Jr.
The fossa lives only in the worm forests of Madagascar.