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  1. A cavity is a hole in the tooth that is caused by decay.
  2. A cavity is the destruction of the tooth enamel, dentin, cementum and may involve the tooth pulp.
  3. A cavity is a small dental infection of the tooth that is comprised of bacteria and is treated with a filling.
  4. A cavity is a hole in a tooth that usually starts off as a dark spot on a tooth, but it can spread out and expand.
  5. A cavity is a hole that can grow bigger and deeper over time.


  1. Hernia - a general term referring to the protrusion of an organ or part of an organ through the wall of the cavity which normally contains it.
  2. A small cavity or chamber within a body or organ, especially the right or left ventricle of the heart or any of the interconnecting ventricles of the brain.


  1. It is on the right side of the abdominal cavity, the fundus of the stomach lying against the diaphragm.
  2. X-rays of the abdomen may show air in the abdominal cavity (not in the stomach or intestines), suggesting a perforation.
  3. A couple of silk sutures had cut through the wall of the stomach and it lay open, dribbling bile-stained gastric juice into his abdominal cavity.


  1. The abdominal cavity comprises of the stomach, diaphragm, colon, small intestine, liver, pancreas, and gall bladder.
  2. The pancreas is a thin, delicate-appearing, boomerang-shaped organ that resides in the abdominal cavity, tucked up against the stomach and small intestine.
  3. A pancreatic abscess is a cavity of pus within the pancreas.


  1. The eustachian tube joins the tympanic cavity with the nasal cavity (nasopharynx), allowing pressure to equalize between the middle ear and throat.
  2. Smokeless tobacco users increase their risks of cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx (throat), larynx, and esophagus.
  3. This will help to loosen and thin the mucus in your lungs, throat, and nasal cavity.


  1. The nasal cavity is the passageway just behind your nose through which air passes on the way to your throat as you breathe.
  2. She or he will order a CT scan of your nose and sinuses and examine the nasal cavity with a thin lighted tube (endoscope) to look for causes of the blockage.
  3. Each of the nasal bones is a small rectangular bone which together form the bridge of the nose above the nasal cavity also called the piriform aperture.

Brain Cavity

  1. Another ethmoid bone, the cribiform plate, separates the nasal chamber from the brain cavity within the skull.


  1. These tears that let CSF out of the brain cavity can also allow air and bacteria into the cavity, possibly causing infections such as meningitis.
  2. A shunt is a tube that diverts the excess fluid from the expanded brain cavity (ventricle) to another part of the body.
  3. CSF circulates through the cerebroventricular (brain cavity) system and then through the subarachnoid space that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.

Blood Vessels

  1. The heart and the lungs reside in the thoracic cavity, as well as many blood vessels.
  2. The pericardial cavity, lined by the pericardium, contains the heart and major blood vessels.
  3. The pulp cavity contains connective tissue, blood vessels and nerves.


  1. Ribs surround the chest (Latin thorax) of land vertebrates, and protect the lungs, heart, and other internal organs of the thoracic cavity.
  2. The abdomen is separated anatomically from the chest by the diaphragm, the powerful muscle spanning the body cavity below the lungs.
  3. Lungs: Some people with lupus develop pleuritis, an inflammation of the lining of the chest cavity that causes chest pain, particularly with breathing.

Spinal Cord

  1. Fourth ventricle: One cavity in a system of four communicating cavities within the brain that are continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord.
  2. Lateral ventricle: One cavity in a system of four communicating cavities within the brain that are continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord.
  3. The cavity in the occipital region called the foramen magnum protects the top of the spinal cord where it meets the brain.


  1. Complications of implant surgery include bleeding, infection and injury to nerves, sinuses (located above your upper teeth) or nasal cavity.
  2. The most common causes of pulp death are a cracked tooth, a deep cavity, or an injury to a tooth.
  3. Injury or damage to surrounding structures, such as other teeth, blood vessels and the nasal cavity.


  1. This procedure is done and advised only when the tooth can not compensate restoring material in a small cavity on the surface.
  2. This procedure involves passing a fiber-optic telescope, or "endoscope," into the nose and examining the interior of the nasal cavity.
  3. Pericardiocentesis is a procedure used to remove the pericardial fluid from the pericardial cavity.


  1. The putty-like, plaster of Paris is then used to fill the cavity formed by the extraction of a tooth or removal of a cyst.
  2. Treatment of a cavity that has penetrated and injured the pulp requires either a root canal procedure or extraction of the affected tooth.
  3. There is also a risk that small gallstones can fall into the abdominal cavity during extraction of the gallbladder.


  1. Septum - wall made of bone and cartilage which separates the nasal cavity.
  2. Calluses stabilize the break: A collar of cartilage and bone (external callus) surrounds the break, and an internal callus develops in the marrow cavity.
  3. It may be located under cartilage (subchondral), be a single cavity (unicameral), filled with blood (aneurysmal) or contain epidermal cells (epidermoid).


  1. To repair a cavity, the decay must be removed and replaced with a manmade substance.
  2. Repair of bone defects created by removal of teeth or small cysts Repair of fistulas between the sinus cavity and mouth PRP also has many advantages.
  3. If a cavity is large with extensive erosion, the remaining tooth may not be able to support the amount of filling material that would be needed to repair it.


  1. The frontal bone also forms the upper part of the nasal cavity as well as forming the floor of the skull, where the brain is housed.
  2. In the fresh state, usually only one small opening exists, near the upper part of the cavity; the other is closed by mucous membrane.
  3. The part of the body between the thorax (chest) and pelvis that encloses the organs of the abdominal cavity; the belly.


  1. Before the filling can be placed, the area must be prepared by removing all the decay and shaping the cavity to hold the filling in place.
  2. On the other hand, repairing a large cavity often requires removing so much tooth structure that the overall strength of the tooth is greatly reduced.
  3. He or she will precisely outline the cavity with the drill, removing only enough tooth material so the filling material can be placed properly.


  1. Exhaust ventilation: air that is vented or exhausted from the roof cavity, typically through vents installed on the up slope portion of the roof.
  2. The cavity on either side of the nasal septum, extending from the nares to the pharynx, and lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth.
  3. The nasal cavity lies above the bone that forms the roof of the mouth and curves down at the back to join the throat.


  1. Osteoclasts remove material from the center of the bone, forming the central cavity of the long bones.
  2. CAVITY - see CARIES. CEMENT - a dental material used to seal inlays, onlays, and crowns; also used for pupal protection.
  3. Most of the material absorbed from the cavity of the small intestine is water in which salt is dissolved.


  1. Inlays or onlays are lab made restorations that are placed on teeth when the cavity or lost tooth structure is too large to be restored by a simple filling.
  2. A: Tooth decay occurs when bacteria in dental plaque damages the enamel of your teeth, leaving a hole or cavity.
  3. Bacteria are present in the mouth and teeth at all times, even in teeth that have never had a cavity or other trauma.


  1. The cavity weakens the tooth, especially when it forms under a filling or a tooth cusp, and can easily cause a fracture when biting down.
  2. A deep cavity, traumatic injury, or fracture in one of your teeth may easily allow bacteria to enter and infect this important pulp area.
  3. The most common cause of pulp death is a fracture or a deep cavity that exposes the pulp to saliva.


  1. With some pointers the mirror has to be precisely aligned much the same as the mirrors at the ends of the laser cavity itself.
  2. Typically these laser systems incorporate a Lyot filter into the laser cavity, which is rotated to tune the laser.
  3. In the preceding sections, we have shown that part of the laser light in the laser cavity emerges through the output mirror.


  1. The bacteria produces toxins that inflames the gums (this is the start of gum disease) and eats into the enamel of the teeth (start of a cavity).
  2. First of all your dentist will examine your teeth and gums since it is important to ensure the healthy condition of the oral cavity.
  3. Gingivitis and stomatitis (inflammation of the gums and oral cavity, respectively) are common problems of cats.


  1. When the pulp becomes infected or inflamed due to a deep cavity or fracture,the blood supply to the tooth may be lost and the tooth pulp may die.
  2. When the pulp becomes infected due to a deep cavity or fracture that allows bacteria to seep in, or injury due to trauma, it can die.
  3. An Anal Abscess is an infected, pus filled cavity sometimes found near or around the Anus or Rectum.


  1. Composites are applied as a paste to the tooth cavity and typically hardened using visible blue light.

Root Canal

  1. A root canal is a specialized treatment used to save teeth that are damaged or diseased due to a deep cavity or traumatic injury to the dental pulp.
  2. With a known procedure, the depth of the cavity of the drilled hole, or of the root canal, is determined e.g.
  3. When a tooth is damaged, has a large cavity or requires a root canal, a dental crown may save it.

Inert Material

  1. Once this is done, the dentist fills the cavity with an inert material and seals up the opening.

Frontal Sinus

  1. The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for trephination and irrigation of a cavity in the body, particularly the frontal sinus cavity.
  2. The above procedure for flushing the frontal sinus cavity is referred to as trephination and irrigation of the frontal sinus cavity.
  3. Frontal sinus: cavity in the area of the forehead.

Tooth Surface

  1. Dental caries is a process which may take place on any tooth surface in the oral cavity where dental plaque is allowed to develop over a period of time.
  2. Protect teeth by catalyzing the most important buffer system in the oral cavity, thus removal of acid from the local microenvironment of the tooth surface.
  3. The results of this study suggest that L. casei colonizes sites in the oral cavity (including the tongue and saliva) other than the tooth surface in rats.

Weak Spot

  1. Cavity —A hole or weak spot in the tooth surface caused by decay.
  2. If the weak spot is left unchecked, a cavity may form, necessitating a filling.
  3. Acids can demineralize a tooth - that is, create a weak spot that develops into a cavity.


  1. Once a tooth gets infected and the cavity gets into the nerve and blood vessels, bacteria find their way into those tiny tubules of the dentin.
  2. This does cause pain and left untreated the cavity will eventually destroy dentin, pulp and tooth nerve.
  3. Often a cavity that grows to affect the dentin must undergo a root canal or extraction.


  1. Cavernous sinus: A large channel of venous blood creating a "sinus" cavity bordered by the sphenoid bone and the temporal bone of the skull.
  2. The vein and cavity run between the large bone at the base of the skull (sphenoid bone) and temporal bone (near the temple).
  3. The cranial cavity is formed by the bones of the skull and encloses and protects the brain.


  1. Sphenoidal sinus: cavity in the area of the sphenoid.
  2. Sinuses are air-filled bubbles found in the frontal, sphenoid, ethmoid, and paired maxillae, clustered around the nasal cavity.
  3. The palatine bone is a bone situated at the back part of the nasal cavity between the maxilla and the pterygoid process of the sphenoid.

Middle Ear

  1. It re-enters the skull through the inferior tympanic canaliculus and reaches the tympanic cavity where it forms a plexus in the middle ear cavity.
  2. It is hollow, like the sinuses of the face, and is connected to the middle ear cavity.
  3. The bladder, gallbladder, stomach, uterus, eye, and cavity of the middle ear all have a fundus.


  1. X 15. c is placed in the pulp cavity, opposite the neck of the tooth; the part above it is the crown, that below is the root.
  2. These types of bacteria are believed to be the root cause of cavity in our teeth.
  3. The part of the pulp cavity located in the root is called the pulp canal or the root canal.


  1. An opening of the tooth enamel such as cavity can cause the bacteria to get in and infect the pulp (center) of the tooth which then results to an abscess.
  2. Toothache could mean there is cavity in the tooth or an abscess.
  3. A dental abscess is an infection of the mouth, face, jaw, or throat that begins as a tooth infection or cavity.


  1. The fluid-filled cavity in the blastula of a developing embryo.
  2. The fluid-filled, central cavity of a blastula.


  1. Blastocoel —The cavity in the blastula of the developing embryo.
  2. The cavity between these two layers is the avian version of the blastocoel.
  3. The blastula stage typically features a fluid-filled cavity, the blastocoel, surrounded by a sphere or sheet of cells, also called blastomeres.

Joint Cavity

  1. Diarthroses are synovial joints, where two bones are bound together by a joint capsule, forming a joint cavity.
  2. Synarthroses are joints in which bones are joined together by fibrous tissue, cartilage, or bone; they lack a joint cavity and have little or no movement.
  3. An articular capsule surrounds each synovial joint, being attached to the bones just beyond the limits of the joint cavity.

Synovial Membrane

  1. Synovial joints contain a joint (synovial) cavity, articular cartilage, and a synovial membrane; some also contain ligaments, articular discs, and bursae.
  2. An articular capsule encloses the cavity and is made up of an outer fibrous capsule lined with synovial membrane.
  3. The inner membrane of synovial joints is called the synovial membrane, which secretes synovial fluid into the joint cavity.


  1. The amnion layer forms the fluid filled cavity to surround and protect the embryo during pregnancy.
  2. Amnion. The amnion protects the embryo in a fluid-filled cavity that cushions against mechanical shock.

Amniotic Cavity

  1. By separating from the trophoblast, the epiblast forms a new cavity, the amniotic cavity.
  2. The amnion and the fluid filled amniotic cavity enlarge and nearly surround the embryo.
  3. Connecting Stalk • The embryo (along with the amniotic cavity and yolk sac) remains attached to the trophoplast only by extra-embryonic mesoderm.


  1. He takes a panoramic x-ray to see where nerves and the sinus cavity are and how much bone separates those structures from the eventual implant.
  2. Sinus pain can "travel" to the upper jaw because of its proximity to the sinus cavity.
  3. An opening into the sinus cavity when a wisdom tooth is removed from the upper jaw.

Sinus Cavity

  1. Fractures of the skull and frontal sinus can be significant since they allow a connection between the nose, sinus cavity, and brain tissue.
  2. On picture 1: you can see that there is not enough bone in the upper jaw (1) for a solid fixation of the implant (2) in the sinus cavity.
  3. The back part of the upper jaw is also an area into which a portion of the sinus cavity can be found.


  1. Empyema is a pathological term describing a collection of pus in a cavity, especially applied to pus in the pleural cavity of the lung.
  2. It looked at the incidence of empyema, a complication of pneumonia that is a severe infection in a cavity between the lung and the chest wall.
  3. Respiration is carried on by gills in the aquatic species; terrestrial forms have a pulmonary sac, or lung, in the mantle cavity.

Mantle Cavity

  1. Sea Hares have two main secretory glands in their mantle cavity, one we call the Purple Gland lies on the roof of the cavity, above the gill.
  2. In place of the gills found in most aquatic gastropods, the lining of the mantle cavity of terrestrial snails functions as a lung.
  3. In many pulmonates the mantle cavity may be filled either with air or with water, so that the mantle wall can work either as a lung or as a gill.


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