cavity

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Related to Dorsal cavity: ventral cavity, Spinal cavity

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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What organs would you expect to find in the following locations: dorsal cavity, caudal portion of the abdominal cavity, thoracic cavity, lateral to the heart, superficial to the abdominal muscles?
Main lobe of pseudepiphallus with a pair of median, long, juxtaposed distal projections; anterior extremity of each ramus juxtaposed, touching each other but not fused; ectophallic sclerite asymmetrical in shape and degree of development, being much more reduced on the right side; ectophallic fold decidedly vertical; endophallic sclerite regressed but some weak pigmentation still present along the sides of entrance of dorsal cavity. Female forewings similar to those of males.

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