cavity

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cavity

1. Dentistry a soft decayed area on a tooth
2. any empty or hollow space within the body
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cavity

[′kav·əd·ē]
(biology)
A hole or hollow space in an organ, tissue, or other body part.
(electromagnetism)
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A large number of red blood cells, proteins, cell debris falling, and edema fluid are filled in alveolar cavity (Figure 2(a)).
A large number of red blood cells, proteins, cell debris falling, and edema fluid were filled in alveolar cavity. In low bile acid group, type II alveolar epithelial cells with decreasing microvilli on the surfaces and slight swelling mitochondria were observed.