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cavity

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

cavity

[′kav·əd·ē]
(biology)
A hole or hollow space in an organ, tissue, or other body part.
(electromagnetism)
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Previous methods have been used to estimate the volume of small skulls including filling the cranial cavity of bats with small lead shot (Findley 1969), filling the skull with small mustard seeds, or imaging methods (Manjunath, 2002).
These encysted metacercariae were recovered from cranial cavity, muscles and abdominal cavity of the fish hosts.
A glial choristoma is a mass-like lesion of mature brain tissue that is found outside the spinal cord and cranial cavity.
The volume of brain tissue in a healthy adult is constant, while volumes of blood and CSF within the cranial cavity are tightly controlled to prevent fluctuations in ICP.
3 Prior to biopsy or resection, a congenital subcutaneous or submucosal mass in any of these locations must be carefully evaluated for the evidence of extension into the cranial cavity.
A trigeminal nerve palsy is a more serious consequence than Horner's syndrome, because this could signify cephalad spread of the anaesthetic agent into the cranial cavity.
Various techniques can be used within the MRI control procedures to provide image contrasts between different tissues, such as that between blood and brain tissue within the cranial cavity.
Moreover, bone fragments in the cranial cavity, which previously had led to the head-injury theory, were from the spine, they discovered.
However, tension pneumocephalus, accumulation of air trapped in the cranial cavity causing a mass effect and abnormal neurological signs, is uncommon.
Hospital personnel determined she was suffering from an accumulation of fluid within her cranial cavity as a result of an infestation of pork tapeworm.
The helmet has sensors that register vibrations of the cranial cavity so I don't have to have a microphone in my mouth.