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1. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] a sizeable hole (usually in the ground).

Synonyms

  • hole
  • quicksand
  • tar pit
  • trou-de-loup
  • hollow
  • divot
  • sawpit
  • sandpit
  • borrow pit
  • barbecue pit
  • fire pit

Antonyms

  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Oral Cavity

  • depravity
  • mcavity
  • gravity

2. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body.

Synonyms

  • sinus
  • tympanum
  • nasopharynx
  • abdominal cavity
  • ventricle
  • vestibule
  • blastocoel
  • axilla
  • oropharynx
  • laryngopharynx
  • tympanic cavity
  • greater peritoneal sac
  • uterine cavity
  • pleural cavity
  • cranial orbit
  • buccal cavity
  • omental bursa
  • pelvic cavity
  • cleavage cavity
  • physical structure
  • vacuole
  • chamber
  • cecum
  • cranial cavity
  • body structure
  • peritoneal cavity
  • archenteron
  • renal pelvis
  • lesser peritoneal cavity
  • blastocoele
  • segmentation cavity
  • lumen
  • bodily cavity
  • fossa
  • cloaca
  • intracranial cavity
  • pulp cavity
  • blind gut
  • pit
  • caecum
  • mediastinum
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • eye socket
  • nasal cavity
  • locule
  • coelom
  • loculus
  • middle ear
  • pelvis
  • organic structure
  • antrum
  • pericardial cavity
  • body
  • bursa omentalis
  • amniotic cavity
  • tubular cavity
  • anatomical structure
  • abdomen
  • celoma
  • blastocele
  • pericardial space
  • socket
  • orbital cavity
  • axillary cavity
  • celom
  • thoracic cavity
  • orbit
  • cavum
  • axillary fossa
  • chest cavity
  • bodily structure
  • armpit

Antonyms

  • Heaven
  • natural object
  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

3. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] space that is surrounded by something.

Synonyms

  • sac
  • enclosed space
  • hollow
  • pocket
  • space
  • pouch

Antonyms

  • point of periapsis
  • natural elevation
  • fill
  • full

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

4. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth.

Synonyms

  • dental caries
  • tooth decay
  • caries

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

5. oral

adjective. ['ˈɔrəl'] using speech rather than writing.

Synonyms

  • spoken

Antonyms

  • inarticulate
  • left-slanting

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)

6. oral

noun. ['ˈɔrəl'] an examination conducted by spoken communication.

Synonyms

  • oral exam
  • viva voce
  • examination
  • viva
  • exam
  • test

Antonyms

  • cursive
  • engrossed
  • in writing
  • scrivened

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)

7. oral

adjective. ['ˈɔrəl'] of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located.

Antonyms

  • scripted

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)

Sentences with oral-cavity


1. Noun Phrase
The mouth is not quite the same as the oral cavity on most animals, instead, the starfish pushes his stomach out through his mouth to consume his food.

2. Noun Phrase
Though this organism normally lives in the oral cavity, it can sometimes overgrow and cause white lesions on your tongue or inside your cheeks.

3. Noun Phrase
Pain elsewhere in the oral cavity, including the jaw, gums, lining of the mouth or tongue, may be a sign that the lip cancer has spread 2.

4.
Noun Phrase
Mouth injuries: Ulcers, cuts, and burns in the oral cavity** all cause hypersalivation along with obvious pain.

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