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adjective Anatomy, Pathology.
  1. of, relating to, or characterized by a cavity or cavities.
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Origin of cavitary

First recorded in 1825–35; cavit(y) + -ary
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cavitary in Medicine


  1. Relating to or having a cavity or cavities.
  2. Of, relating to, or being an animal parasite that has a body cavity and lives within the host's body.
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