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Synonyms for cavity
ˈkæv ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pit, cavity(noun)

    a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

    "they dug a pit to bury the body"

    fossa, stone pit, infernal region, enclosed space, quarry, cavum, dental caries, nether region, endocarp, pit, stone, perdition, caries, colliery, tooth decay, pitfall, orchestra pit, bodily cavity

  2. cavity, enclosed space(noun)

    space that is surrounded by something

    bodily cavity, pit, enclosed space, caries, cavum, tooth decay, dental caries

  3. cavity, caries, dental caries, tooth decay(noun)

    soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth

    bodily cavity, pit, enclosed space, caries, cavum, tooth decay, dental caries

  4. cavity, bodily cavity, cavum(noun)

    (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body

    bodily cavity, pit, enclosed space, caries, cavum, tooth decay, dental caries

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cavity(n.)

    hollow, aperture, opening

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    recess, pit, carrie

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. cavity

    Anatomy-cavitas Ballistics Dentistry Tuberculosis

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How to use cavity in a sentence?

  1. Stanton Glantz:

    Vaping affects your lungs at every level. It affects the immune function in your nasal cavity by affecting cilia which push foreign things out... [ T ] he ability of your upper airways to clear viruses is compromised.

  2. Pamela Robey:

    My fellows, Songtao Shi and Stan Gronthos, did the work in my lab, songtao Shi is a dentist, and basically Songtao Shi observed that, when you get a cavity, you get what's called' reparative dentin.' In other words, the tooth is trying to protect itself from that cavity, so it makes a little bit of dentin to kind of plug the hole, so to speak.

  3. Van Der Beek:

    Everything that connects is vulnerable, there are little things you can do. It's like, you can be terrified of getting cavities and brush your teeth at night, but you still might get a cavity. People are hackable. Corporations are hackable.

  4. Siddharth Lakhotia:

    Air and blood flooded the chest cavity. The local police provided the medical facility with great readiness, when this patient came to us, he was unconscious. It seemed almost impossible that he would survive. The only way to save him was to remove the rod by surgery and pray to God.

  5. Elizabeth Steensma:

    That strep organism, that is really common, somehow that went from his pharynx in his throat and made its way into his abdominal cavity.

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