Cavity

Cav"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Cavities (#).
[L. cavus hollow: cf. F. cavit.] 1. Hollowness. [Obs.]
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The cavity or hollowness of the place.
Goodwin.
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2. A hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity.
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An instrument with a small cavity, like a small spoon
. Arbuthnot.
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Abnormal spaces or excavations are frequently formed in the lungs, which are designated cavities or vomic.
Quain.
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Body cavity, the clum. See under Body.
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