antrum

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Cardiac antrum and pyloric antrum

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From Latin antrum, from Ancient Greek ἄντρον (ántron, cave).

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antrum (plural antrums or antra)

  1. (biology) A bodily cavity, especially one having bony walls, especially one in the sinuses.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄντρον (ántron, cave).

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Noun[edit]

antrum n (genitive antrī); second declension

  1. cave, cavern
  2. cavity, hollow
  3. tomb

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative antrum antra
genitive antrī antrōrum
dative antrō antrīs
accusative antrum antra
ablative antrō antrīs
vocative antrum antra

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References[edit]

  • antrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • antrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “antrum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • antrum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)