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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 Pleural 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)

Sentences with pleural-cavity


1. Noun Phrase
Kitties develop fluid in the pleural cavity, a condition known as pleural effusion, not only from heart issues, but a variety of other issues as well.

2. Noun Phrase
A punctured lung occurs when air or gas accumulates inside of the pleural cavity for one reason or another, states the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

3. Noun Phrase
In addition, the river otter can contract purulent pleuritis, which is an accumulation of pus in the pleural cavity, and purulent peritonitis, which is an inflammation in the lining of the abdominal cavity.

4. Noun Phrase
When your kitty's heart is weakened by conditions like hypertrophic or dilated cardiomyopathy, it doesn't function properly, leading to a buildup of fluid in the pleural cavity.

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