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antrum

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noun an·trum \ˈan-trəm\

Definition of antrum

plural antra play \-trə\

  1. :  an anatomical cavity within a bone (as the maxilla) or hollow organ (as the stomach)

antralplay \-trəl\ adjective


Origin of antrum

Late Latin, from Latin, cave, from Greek antron; akin to Armenian ayr cave


First Known Use: circa 1751


Medical Dictionary

antrum

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noun an·trum \ˈan-trəm\

Medical Definition of antrum

plural antra \-trə\play

  1. :  a cavity within a bone (as the maxilla) or hollow organ (as the stomach)




Learn More about antrum

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "antrum" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "antrum"


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