Definition of Bodily cavity

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bodily Cavity

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bodies of work
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bodikin
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bodily cavity (current term)
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Literary usage of Bodily cavity

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1. An Outline of psychobiology by Knight Dunlap (1917)
"... The upper bodily cavity, enclosed by the ribs, and containing the heart and lungs. Thorac'ic. Thy'mus (thi'mus). [G. thymos, thyme (time) : the thymus ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"... the wall of the digestive sac is not separated from that of the somatic (or bodily) cavity, and the reproductive organs are external ; while in the ..."

3. Archives of Otology (1905)
"At one end there is a rubber tube which furnishes the secondary rays and which is introduced directly into the bodily cavity. As a proof of the action of ..."

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