cavitary

adjective
cav·​i·​tary | \ ˈka-və-ˌter-ē How to pronounce cavitary (audio) , -ˌte-rē \

Definition of cavitary

: of, relating to, or characterized by bodily cavitation (see cavitation sense b) cavitary tuberculosis cavitary lesions

First Known Use of cavitary

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cavitary

cavity + -ary entry 2, after French cavitaire

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“Cavitary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cavitary. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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cavitary

adjective
cav·​i·​tary | \ ˈkav-ə-ˌter-ē How to pronounce cavitary (audio) \

Medical Definition of cavitary

: of, relating to, or characterized by bodily cavitation cavitary tuberculosis cavitary lesions

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