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cav·ern·ous

 (kăv′ər-nəs)
adj.
1. Filled with caverns.
2. Resembling a cavern, as in depth, vastness, or effect: a cavernous yawn; cavernous echoes.
3. Anatomy Filled with cavities or hollow areas; porous.

cav′ern·ous·ly adv.

cavernous

(ˈkævənəs)
adj
1. suggestive of a cavern in vastness, darkness, etc: cavernous hungry eyes.
2. filled with small cavities; porous
3. (Physical Geography) (of rocks) containing caverns or cavities
ˈcavernously adv

cav•ern•ous

(ˈkæv ər nəs)

adj.
1. being or resembling a cavern: a cavernous room.
2. deep-set.
3. hollow and deep-sounding: a cavernous voice.
4. containing caverns.
5. full of small cavities; porous.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
cav′ern•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cavernous - being or suggesting a cavern; "vast cavernous chambers hollowed out of limestone"
hollow - not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year"
2.cavernous - filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood; "erectile tissue"; "the penis is an erectile organ"
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
expansive - able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion; "Expansive materials"; "the expansive force of fire"

cavernous

adjective vast, wide, huge, enormous, extensive, immense, spacious, expansive, capacious, commodious the cavernous interior of the gallery

cavernous

adjective
1. Curving inward:
2. Open wide:
Translations
كَهْفي، كَبيرٌ ومُجَوَّف
rozsáhlý
mægtigrummelig
gímaldslegur
jaskyňovitý
mağara gibi

cavernous

[ˈkævənəs] ADJ [eyes, cheeks] → hundido; [pit, darkness] → cavernoso

cavernous

[ˈkævərnəs] adj [room, building] → immense

cavernous

adj
cellar, pit, darknesstief; holegähnend; mouthriesig; eyestief liegend; cheekseingefallen, hohl; voicehohl (tönend); yawnherzhaft, breit
mountain etchöhlenreich, voller Höhlen

cavernous

[ˈkævənəs] adj (eyes, cheeks) → incavato/a, infossato/a; (pit) → ampio/a e profondo/a; (darkness) → fitto/a

cavern

(ˈkӕvən) noun
a large cave.
ˈcavernous adjective
huge and hollow. a cavernous hole.

cav·ern·ous

a. cavernoso-a, que contiene espacios huecos.
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Cavernous hemangioma (CH) is the most common benign non-infiltrative neoplasm of the orbit and is classified as a congenital low-flow vascular malformation.
Cavernous malformation (CM), also known as cavernous angioma, cavernous hemangioma or cavernoma, is a highly vascular lesion that can be found anywhere in the body.
Sinonasal cavernous hemangioma is a rare condition that usually affects the lateral wall of the nasal cavity.
The architectural arrangement of telangiectatic KS may mimic a sinusoidal hemangioma, an uncommon acquired variant of cavernous hemangioma.
To compare the cell proliferation activity of the tumor with data for vascular tumors, 11 cases of cavernous hemangioma and 15 cases of hemangiosarcoma of scalp were retrieved from the pathology files of Kitasato University Hospital, and immunohistochemistry for Ki-67 antigen was performed.
Noonan syndrome and cavernous hemangioma of the brain.
46) In one report, early intravenous corticosteroids resolved the arm weakness in a patient with cavernous hemangioma and brachial plexus palsy.
Primary cavernous hemangioma of the glans penis: rare case report with a review of the literature.
Cunningham T, Lawrie GM, Stavinoha J Jr, Quinones MA, Zoghbi WA Cavernous hemangioma of the right ventricle: echocardiographicpathologic correlates.
2) CMs have also been called cavernous hemangioma or cavernoma, but more recently the term cavernous malformation has become more widely accepted, explicitly distinguishing these lesions from true vascular neoplasms as suggested by the term angioma.
Cavernous hemangioma of the liver: Pathologic correlation with dynamic CT findings.