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cav•i•ty



Pronunciation: (kav'i-tē), [key]
n.,
pl. -ties.

1. any hollow place; hollow.
2. Anat.a hollow space within the body, an organ, a bone, etc.
3. a hollow space or a pit in a tooth, most commonly produced by caries. A cavity may be artificially made to support dental restorations.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Cavitecavity wall
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