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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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Glucocorticoid can inhibit the protein polysaccharide synthesis in articular cartilage, and long-term use in the articular cavity can aggravate the damage of articular cartilage and aggravate the symptoms.
Neutrophil migration into the articular cavity in OVX animals treated with TMX (0.3, 0.9, or 2.7 mg/kg) was significantly decreased compared with animals that received only SO.
Based on our results, we summarize the indications for hip arthroscopy in the treatment of early stage of AVNFH as: (1) failure of conservative treatment; (2) MRI showing significant synovial hyperplasia, effusion, and articular cartilage damage; (3) corpus liberum in articular cavity or labrum injury with mechanical symptoms.
Most stem cell OA treatments involve injections to insert stem cells into the damaged area of the articular cavity. Meniscus injury is treated with articular cavity injection [120, 121], while intervertebral disc damage is treated with local injection [122, 123].
The experimental group contained 113 patients injected 3g of tranexamic acid in 40 mL of sterile saline into hip articular cavity from intermuscular space following fixation of the implants and closure of articular capsule, short external rotators (Fig.1),whereas the control group consisted of 111 patients who received 40 mL of sterile saline in the same way.
It was observed that the articular disc separating the articular cavity into two independent spaces was connected to the joint capsule (Fig.
In addition, it is also believed that antigen-specific CD4 and CD8 T cells are activated within the articular cavity, triggering an inflammatory response within the tissues.
[21] reported communication between the inferior articular cavity and the surrounding blood vessels during the development of rat TMJ.