Definition of Cavum
1. Noun. (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body.
Specialized synonyms: Blastocele, Blastocoel, Blastocoele, Cleavage Cavity, Segmentation Cavity, Archenteron, Sinus, Locule, Loculus, Lumen, Socket, Pulp Cavity, Cranial Orbit, Eye Socket, Orbit, Orbital Cavity, Buccal Cavity, Antrum, Cloaca, Vestibule, Mediastinum, Middle Ear, Tympanic Cavity, Tympanum, Pleural Cavity, Chamber, Cranial Cavity, Intracranial Cavity, Amniotic Cavity, Greater Peritoneal Sac, Peritoneal Cavity, Bursa Omentalis, Lesser Peritoneal Cavity, Omental Bursa, Pericardial Cavity, Pericardial Space, Vacuole, Ventricle, Sac, Uterine Cavity, Nasal Cavity, Nasopharynx, Oropharynx, Laryngopharynx, Blind Gut, Caecum, Cecum, Tubular Cavity, Armpit, Axilla, Axillary Cavity, Axillary Fossa, Chest Cavity, Thoracic Cavity, Abdomen, Abdominal Cavity, Pelvis, Renal Pelvis, Pelvic Cavity, Celom, Celoma, Coelom, Fossa, Pit
Group relationships: Body, Organic Structure, Physical Structure
Generic synonyms: Anatomical Structure, Bodily Structure, Body Structure, Complex Body Part, Structure
Category relationships: Anatomy, General Anatomy
Definition of Cavum
1. Noun. (anatomy) A cavity ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Medical Definition of Cavum
1. Synonym: cavity. Origin: L. Ntr. Of adj. Cavus, hollow (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Cavum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"From the cavum pulmonale arises the pulmonary artery, and from the cavum venosum ... When the auricles contract the cavum venosum becomes filled with venous ..."
2. A Manual of the Anatomy of Vertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1895)
"As no arterial trunk arises from the cavum arteriosum, the red blood can be driven out of the latter, during the systole, only into the cavum venosum. ..."
3. Gallus ; Or Roman Scenes of the Time of Augustus: With Notes and Excursuses by Wilhelm Adolf Becker (1891)
"But what right have we to refer the name atrium to the cavum tedium ? ... On the contrary, Varro had completed tho explanation of the cavum tedium, ..."
4. Gallus: Or, Roman Scenes of the Time of Augustus. With Notes and Excursuses by Wilhelm Adolf Becker (1903)
"But what right have we to refer the name atrium to the cavum sodium P Or ... On the contrary, Varro had completed the explanation of the cavum tedium, ..."
5. The Treatment of syphilis with subcutaneous sublimate injections by Georg Richard Lewin (1872)
"According to my experience, the cavum pharyngo-nasale has a like diagnostic and nosologie importance to the cavum pharyngo-orale. In this region we find the ..."