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body cavity

n.
1. See coelom.
2. Any of the cavities of the body that adjoin external orifices, such as the mouth or rectum.

body cavity

n
(Anatomy) the internal cavity of any multicellular animal that contains the digestive tract, heart, kidneys, etc. In vertebrates it develops from the coelom
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After that, a female doctor was ordered to search the woman, she was sedated and then subjected to a body cavity search and X-rays.
However, an arrow passing through the vitals of a deer doesn't necessarily result in massive blood loss outside the body cavity.
1 The contract is for delivery a) reagents and control blood for determination of peripheral blood counts along with the lease hematology analyzer 5 Diff - Part 1,b) reagents and control blood for determination of peripheral blood counts and MR fluid and fluid from the body cavity along with the lease Diff hematology analyzer 5 - Part 2,the Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Provincial Specialist Hospital.
Lead author Laura Nuno said they have drawn together a large body of molecular embryology work, as well as results from paleontology and classical morphology to work out an overall explanation of how the vertebrate embryo forms pairs of appendages along each side, and only two pairs situated at front and back ends of the body cavity.
OPEN BIOPSY This is part of an operation, usually under general anaesthesia, in which a surgeon opens a body cavity such as the chest or abdomen to get to a diseased organ or tumour so they can remove a sample of tissue.
Jordan and Sahatjian developed a radially expandable removable stent based on shape-memory resins for implantation in a body cavity.
uk/news/uk-news/breast-implants-suicide-bomb-threat-2172911) report stated that Al-Qaeda's bomb maker specialist, Ibrahim al-Asiri has devised a technique of the breast implant and body cavity bomb which could easily fool the airport security scanners and go unnoticed.
A subset of cases develop solid tumors in structures adjacent to the body cavity (eg, the pleura).
Such seeds generally enter the canine body cavity in two ways: Inhalation or puncturing the skin.
The design includes internal trunnion blocks which eliminate the need for the lower ball trunnion to penetrate the body cavity, www.
Accordingly, drawing upon the rich body of literature and data concerning body cavity contraband, by mid-to-late 2006 briefings on suicide bomber body-cavity bomb potentials were being provided to law enforcement and governmental security related venues.
The realistic looking EZ-Buck boasts fold-up legs that quickly sweep against the body and a head that slips inside the body cavity for quick take down and set up, as well as easy transport.