Cavity

Definition of Cavity

Cav´i`ty
n.1.Hollowness.
The cavity or hollowness of the place.
- Goodwin.
2.A hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity.
An instrument with a small cavity, like a small spoon
- Arbuthnot.
Abnormal spaces or excavations are frequently formed in the lungs, which are designated cavities or vomicæ.
- Quain.
Body cavity
the cœlum. See under Body.

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