recessus


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recess

 [re´ses, re-ses´]
a small, empty space or cavity.
epitympanic recess a small upper space of the middle ear, containing the head of the malleus and the body of the incus. Called also attic and epitympanum.

re·cess

(rē'ses), [TA]
A small hollow or indentation.
Synonym(s): recessus [TA]
[L. recessus]

recessus

/re·ces·sus/ (re-ses´us) pl. reces´sus   [L.] a recess.

re·cess

(rē'ses) [TA]
A small hollow or indentation.
Synonym(s): recessus [TA] .
[L. recessus]

recessus

pl. recessus [L.] a recess.
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compositum ius fasque animo sanctosque recessus / mentis [sic] et incoctum generoso pectus honesto.
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