cavity

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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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The unprotected bone subsequently becomes sclerosed and may grow bony projections into the cavity, deforming the bone and joint and sometimes snapping off, forming fragments in the joint cavity that further damage cartilage and the synovium.
One challenge for surgeons has long been accessing the difficult-to-reach hip joint cavity without damaging the delicate cartilage surfaces within the joint.

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