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 cavum (audio) , ˈkā-​və How to pronounce cavum (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

cavosurface

cavum

cavus

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Cavum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cavum. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something 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!