adjective Anatomy, Pathology.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by a cavity or cavities.

1825–35; cavit(y) + -ary Unabridged
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cavitary cav·i·tar·y (kāv'ĭ-těr'ē)

  1. Relating to or having a cavity or cavities.

  2. Of, relating to, or being an animal parasite that has a body cavity and lives within the host's body.

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