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cavity

 [kav´ĭ-te]
1. a hollow or space, or a potential space, within the body or one of its organs; called also caverna and cavum.
2. the lesion produced by dental caries.
Cavities in the body. From Applegate, 2000.
abdominal cavity the cavity of the body between the diaphragm above and the pelvis below, containing the abdominal organs.
absorption c's cavities in developing compact bone due to osteoclastic erosion, usually occurring in the areas laid down first.
amniotic cavity the closed sac between the embryo and the amnion, containing the amniotic fluid.
cranial cavity the space enclosed by the bones of the cranium.
glenoid cavity a depression in the lateral angle of the scapula for articulation with the humerus.
marrow cavity (medullary cavity) the cavity that contains bone marrow in the diaphysis of a long bone; called also medullary canal.
nasal cavity the proximal portion of the passages of the respiratory system, extending from the nares to the pharynx; it is divided into left and right halves by the nasal septum and is separated from the oral cavity by the hard palate.
oral cavity the cavity of the mouth, bounded by the jaw bones and associated structures (muscles and mucosa).
pelvic cavity the space within the walls of the pelvis.
pericardial cavity the potential space between the epicardium and the parietal layer of the serous pericardium.
peritoneal cavity the potential space between the parietal and the visceral peritoneum.
pleural cavity the potential space between the two layers of pleura.
pulp cavity the pulp-filled central chamber in the crown of a tooth.
cavity of septum pellucidum the median cleft between the two laminae of the septum pellucidum. Called also pseudocele, pseudocoele, and fifth ventricle.
serous cavity a coelomic cavity, like that enclosed by the pericardium, peritoneum, or pleura, not communicating with the outside of the body and lined with a serous membrane, i.e., one which secretes a serous fluid.
tension cavity cavities of the lung in which the air pressure is greater than that of the atmosphere.
thoracic cavity the portion of the ventral body cavity situated between the neck and the diaphragm; it contains the pleural cavity.
tympanic cavity the major portion of the middle ear, consisting of a narrow air-filled cavity in the temporal bone that contains the auditory ossicles and communicates with the mastoid air cells and the mastoid antrum by means of the aditus and the nasopharynx by means of the auditory tube. The middle ear and the tympanic cavity were formerly regarded as being synonymous.
uterine cavity the flattened space within the uterus communicating proximally on either side with the fallopian tubes and below with the vagina.

cavernous space

[TA]
an anatomic cavity with many interconnecting chambers.
Synonym(s): caverna [TA], cavern

caverna

/ca·ver·na/ (ka-ver´nah) pl. caver´nae   [L.] cavity (1).

caverna

pl. cavernae [L.] a cavity.
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La caverna tambien estuvo presente en el mundo precolombino pero, ademas, adquiere una condicion de lugar primigenio, de verdadero utero o matriz social:
enfermedad ([mayor que o igual a] 15 / 63/28 <15 dias) Volumen ([mayor que o igual a] 300 / < 300 mL) 20/71 Duracion ([mayor que o igual a] 7/ < 7 dias) 48/43 PAS ([menor que o igual a] 90 / > 90 mmHg) Abr-87 PAD ([menor que o igual a] 40 / > 40 mmHg) Ene-90 FR ([mayor que o igual a] 25 / < 25 por minuto) 28/59 FC ([mayor que o igual a] 90 / < 90 por minuto) 47/44 N[grados] cavernas ( > 1 / sin caverna) 38/53 Diametro ([mayor que o igual a]1 / < 1 cm ) 13/25 Ubicacion ( central / periferica) 14/24 Fibrosis pulm.
Quando as vezes eu digo que A Caverna e um romance sobre o medo, temos de entender o que e que quero significar com isso: um medo que mais ou menos sempre sofremos, mas nao tanto como agora.
min) SECTOR NORTE Cementerio de 30 (a) O piedras-Cerro NM Campana Cerro Campana- 30 O (b) Cerro Pizarra Cerro Pizarra- 30 O E Caverna de Incas C Caverna de Incas- 20 NM (b) Peroles de Piedra Peroles de Piedra- 10 O (b) Catarata Las Malvinas Caverna de Incas- 25 NM, (b) Laguna Azul O Laguna Azul- 10 NM O Centro Arqueologico La Huaca Centro Arq.
Por mi parte, considero en cambio que se trata de una afirmacion esencial: entiendo que para Strauss, la fundacion de una aristocracia en el seno de la sociedad democratica de masas, lejos de ser una enganifa, es precisamente el camino para lograr el ascenso, por lo menos de los mejores, desde el relativismo moral de la segunda caverna a la que nos ha arrojado la modernidad, hacia el gusto por las distinciones morales de la primera caverna, la caverna platonica.
En la caverna de Platon, la ceguera es de tipo temporal, reversible y, por lo tanto, curable.
Partindo da linguagem oral, e visual, a linguagem-MAE, sinalizadora do inicio, a linguagem "UGA-UGA", inaugural, com os registros e os pes no caminho, rumo ao Re-Descobrimento, nos rastros na caverna de LASCAUX, continua Walter Silveira uma expressao-MANTO deixado ao homem-FUTURO.
Por esse motivo, o presente trabalho tem por objetivo registrar, mais especificamente a caverna das Maos (PA-329) na regiao norte do pais.
Desse modo, por exemplo, quando se pensa, que os futuros filosofos devem conhecer em profundidade; conhecer o que e, diferentemente do que apenas parece ser, ha necessidade que antes saiam da caverna da ignorancia.
Mais especificamente entre A Caverna de Saramago (2001) e ciclo de vida de produtos, empreendedorismo, tecnologia e globalizacao no contexto da atividade de marketing.
Ese ser madre de la falta o suspension de la respiracion es dejar a todos perdidos y sonambulos cuando ella hace de la noche su propia caverna.