Definition of Cavum

1. Noun. (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body.




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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavum

cavography
cavoite
cavopulmonary anastomosis
cavopulmonary shunt
cavorite
cavort
cavorted
cavorter
cavorters
cavorting
cavortings
cavorts
cavosurface
cavosurface angle
cavosurface bevel
cavum (current term)
cavum abdominis
cavum articulare
cavum conchae
cavum coronale
cavum dentis
cavum douglasi
cavum epidurale
cavum infraglotticum
cavum laryngis
cavum mediastinale
cavum medullare
cavum nasi
cavum oris
cavum pelvis

Literary usage of Cavum

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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 ..."

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