noun, plural cav·i·ties.
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Origin of cavity
synonym study for cavity
OTHER WORDS FROM cavitycav·i·tied, adjectivesub·cav·i·ty, noun, plural sub·cav·i·ties.un·cav·i·tied, adjective
Words nearby cavity
Example sentences from the Web for cavity
Pimples, yeast infections, and dental cavities are examples of dysbiotic diseases in people—conditions caused not necessarily by newly arrived pathogens, but by ever-present microbes that bloom and harm their host.When Evolution Is Infectious - Issue 90: Something Green|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
Now scientists have investigated how much of this soot came from the wildfires, and how much came from older materials like coal and oil in rocks from the cavity, known as the Chicxulub impact crater.An asteroid didn’t kill the dinosaurs by itself. Earth helped.|Kate Baggaley|September 30, 2020|Popular Science
Studies have suggested that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, first binds to cells in the body’s nasal cavity and then begins replicating, spreading through the body’s respiratory tract.Spit vs. Swab? Scientists say new studies support use of ‘saliva tests’ for COVID|Lee Clifford|September 5, 2020|Fortune
The kayak was built on a double-hull design that creates a deep cavity in the center of the boat.
For example, two photons bouncing around in the cavity might represent a qubit with a value of 0, and four photons might indicate a value of 1.To live up to the hype, quantum computers must repair their error problems|Emily Conover|June 22, 2020|Science News
Some have speculated that cessation of CPR decreases pressure in the chest cavity, allowing blood to return to the heart.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The force of the two reacting spreads the foam through the chest cavity, hardening to apply pressure to any bleed sites.
Injuries within the chest cavity may not be readily visible to medics, and are difficult to compress, King said.
Take a “cavity bomb,” for example: explosives hidden in rolls of fat, between butt cheeks.Man’s Airport Strip Meant to Highlight Intrusive and Ineffective TSA Security|Winston Ross|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Heaven help us the first time a would-be suicide bomber is caught with explosives hidden in a body cavity.
There appears a rude attempt to picture the mouth cavity and to show those interesting accessories, the teeth.Children's Ways|James Sully
In addition, chylous and chyloid exudates are occasionally met, particularly in the peritoneal cavity.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
In this specimen the tubular cavity of the stalactite is still open.
All about the cavity in the sand lay stones big and little, timbers, stakes, loops of rope.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
They were carried up to the top of the tree, and disappeared, still fighting, within the cavity.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey