Cav"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Cavities (#). [L. cavus hollow: cf. F. cavit'e.]
The cavity or hollowness of the place.
A hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity.
An instrument with a small cavity, like a small spoon.
Abnormal spaces or excavations are frequently formed in the lungs, which are designated cavities or vomicae.
Body cavity, the celum. See under Body.
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