bodily cavity

bodily cavity
noun
(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
Syn: ↑cavity, ↑cavum
Topics: ↑anatomy, ↑general anatomy
Hyponyms:
blastocoel, ↑blastocoele, ↑blastocele, ↑segmentation cavity, ↑cleavage cavity, ↑archenteron, ↑sinus, ↑locule, ↑loculus, ↑lumen, ↑socket, ↑pulp cavity, ↑eye socket, ↑orbit, ↑cranial orbit, ↑orbital cavity, ↑buccal cavity, ↑antrum, ↑cloaca, ↑vestibule, ↑mediastinum, ↑middle ear, ↑tympanic cavity, ↑tympanum, ↑pleural cavity, ↑chamber, ↑cranial cavity, ↑intracranial cavity, ↑amniotic cavity, ↑peritoneal cavity, ↑greater peritoneal sac, ↑bursa omentalis, ↑omental bursa, ↑lesser peritoneal cavity, ↑pericardial cavity, ↑pericardial space, ↑vacuole, ↑ventricle, ↑sac, ↑uterine cavity, ↑nasal cavity, ↑nasopharynx, ↑oropharynx, ↑laryngopharynx, ↑cecum, ↑caecum, ↑blind gut, ↑tubular cavity, ↑armpit, ↑axilla, ↑axillary cavity, ↑axillary fossa, ↑chest cavity, ↑thoracic cavity, ↑abdominal cavity, ↑abdomen, ↑pelvis, ↑renal pelvis, ↑pelvic cavity, ↑celom, ↑coelom, ↑celoma, ↑pit, ↑fossa
Part Holonyms: ↑body, ↑organic structure, ↑physical structure

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