antrum

noun
an·​trum | \ˈan-trəm \
plural antra\-​trə \

Definition of antrum 

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

Other Words from antrum

antral \-​trəl \ adjective

First Known Use of antrum

1684, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for antrum

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

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antrum

noun
an·​trum | \ˈan-trəm \
plural antra\-​trə \

Medical Definition of antrum 

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

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