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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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Thus, we initially almost ignored other cellular components and could have misdiagnosed this lesion as cavernous hemangioma.
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The main vascular hepatic tumors which have been reported in infancy and young children include hemangioendothelioma, cavernous hemangioma, malign epitheloid hemangioendothelioma and angiosarcoma.
Report of a case of cavernous hemangioma of the dura mater in a 2-day old newborn.
Differential diagnoses are numerous, including cystic lymphangioma, mucinous cystadenoma, cystic teratoma, cystic mesothelioma, mullerian cyst, epidermoid cyst, tailgut cyst, bronchogenic cyst, cystic changes in a solid neoplasm, pseudomyxoma retroperitoneal, perianal mucinous carcinoma, pancreatic pseudocyst, lymphocele, urinoma, hematoma, cystadenoma of mesonephric origin, and cavernous hemangioma Dinesh [8].
Clinical examination confirmed the presence of a cavernous hemangioma measuring 2.
Cavernous hemangioma has also been reported to mimic a cystic renal cell carcinoma (RCC), leading to partial nephrectomy.
Cavernous hemangioma are vascular malformation formed by abnormal dilation of venous blood vessels, gives rise to soft spongy bluish swelling, which is compressible and can be emptied by pressure but reappeare on release of pressure.