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

Learn More about cavum

Dictionary Entries near cavum

cavity

cavography

cavosurface

cavum

cavus

cavy

CB

Comments on cavum

What made you want to look up cavum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the way words of a language are spelled

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Green Quiz

  • shamrock
  • What is the best definition of green-eyed monster?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!