cavum

noun
ca·​vum | \ ˈkäv-əm How to pronounce cavum (audio) , ˈkā-vəm How to pronounce cavum (audio) \
plural cava\ ˈkäv-​ə How to pronounce cava (audio) , ˈkā-​və How to pronounce cava (audio) \

Medical Definition of cavum

: an anatomical recess or hollow: as
a : the lower part of the concha of the ear adjoining the origin of the helix
b : the nasal cavity

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“Cavum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cavum. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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