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an inappropriate name sometimes applied to the mediastinum.
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cavum(ka'vum) [L. cavus, a hollow]
A cavity or space.
The inferior portion of the cavity of the auricle of the ear. It leads to the external acoustic meatus.
The medullary cavity of a long bone.
cavum septi pellucidi
The cavity of the septum pellucidum of the brain.
The space between the two layers of the dura mater of the brain in which the trigeminal ganglion is located. Synonym: Meckel's space
The cavity of the middle ear.
The cavity of the uterus.
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