cavity

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cavité, from Late Latin cavitas, from Latin cavus (hollow), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱówHwos, from root Proto-Indo-European *ḱówH-

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cavity (plural cavities)

  1. A hole or hollow depression.
  2. A hollow area within the body (such as the sinuses).
  3. (dentistry) A soft area in a decayed tooth.

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