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cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm abdomen , abdominal cavity
ectopic pregnancy in the abdominal cavity abdominal pregnancy
bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively) abysm , abyss
inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated Albers-Schonberg disease , marble bones disease , osteopetrosis
fluid-filled cavity that surrounds the developing embryo amniotic cavity
either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose anterior naris , nostril
bone, cavity or chamber in antrum
natural cavity or hollow in a bone antrum
central cavity of the gastrula; becomes the intestinal or digestive cavity archenteron
artery that supplies the medullary cavity of the long bone arteria nutricia , nutrient artery
ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula articulatio humeri , shoulder , shoulder joint
freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone articulatio spheroidea , ball-and-socket joint , cotyloid joint , enarthrodial joint , enarthrosis , spheroid joint
accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity ascites
found in West Indies; lives in mantle cavity of a living conch Astropogon stellatus , conchfish
joint with knob moving freely in cavity ball-and-socket joint
conical calcareous fossil tapering to a point at one end and with a conical cavity at the other end containing (when unbroken) a small chambered phragmocone from the shell of any of numerous extinct cephalopods of the family Belemnitidae belemnite
large whale with a large cavity in the head containing spermaceti and oil; also a source of ambergris black whale , cachalot , Physeter catodon , sperm whale
small marine fish with black mouth and gill cavity blackmouth bass , Synagrops bellus
fluid-filled cavity inside a blastula blastocele , blastocoel , blastocoele , cleavage cavity , segmentation cavity
cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens blind gut , caecum , cecum
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