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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
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* Individuos capturados na Caverna Sobradinho; ** Individuos capturados no sotao da sede da ESEC Aiuaba.
La caverna tambien estuvo presente en el mundo precolombino pero, ademas, adquiere una condicion de lugar primigenio, de verdadero utero o matriz social:
Gregorio interpreta la primera teofania (zarza que no se apaga) que se presenta en la vida de Moises desde la perspectiva de la alegoria de la caverna; pero desde una apropiacion muy personal, tal como afirma Elisa Ferrer (35) : "...su pensamiento cristiano desbordo esas formas concretas ya existentes, determinando modos propios de expresion, que contribuyeron a dar forma a una profunda experiencia espiritual".
Cuando en la ultima hora del Libro del Amduat se dice que "la majestad de este Gran Dios (Ra) descansa en esta caverna en el final de kkw-zmAw", la definicion de "tinieblas de conexion" es la que mas hace justicia al momento, dado que estamos en el punto de contacto entre el Mas Alla y el Mas Aca, en el que se marca el limite para Osiris--sSmw n wsjr "Imagen de Osiris" y sSmw-jwf "Imagen de Carne" (Barta, 1994:59).
En este sentido, Morana ilumina efectivamente la caverna, ese espacio que funciona como origen de la imagen de escritor autodidacta del propio Churata, el refugio constante de su huida a la reparticion y clasificacion de saberes que le proponia el esquema escolar.
Tomese, por ejemplo, el indice: cuatro textos publicados entre 2006 y 2012, uno aparentemente inedito (o al menos aparece sin fecha), mas un prefacio, escrito por el mismo traductor, titulado "La caverna del oido".
159), o romance O homem duplicado, assim como A caverna, traz a preocupacao "[...] com o carater ilusorio da realidade virtual, da imagem sobrepondo-se a realidade.
En Simbolos fundamentales de la ciencia sagrada se describen tres simbolos espaciales cuya relacion propicia la vida en la ciudad; estos son: la montana, el laberinto y la caverna. Los tres son simbolos axiales, o sea, que senalan los flujos y las direcciones del universo.
El descubrimiento de las ruinas "Corral de los Incas" por la comunidad Nueva Esperanza en el ano 2013 mas los registros de las Huacas y la impresionante caverna de Huarandoza podrian unir esfuerzos para profundizar su conocimiento y en un futuro cercano contribuyan a la conservacion del area.
O tema do artigo e a serie Triangulo, onde o fotografo brasileiro Amauri Fausto busca em fotografia de prata sombras fugidias de homens que, embora nao sendo de prisioneiros de uma caverna escura, sao quase: moradores da periferia da cidade grande, entre eles novos imigrantes africanos e caribenhos: trabalhadores condenados a um ir e vir constante, fazendo da estacao terminal uma metafora dos seres que vagueiam no escuro, condenados a eterna passagem e a nao permanecer em lugar nenhum.