antrum


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an·trum

 (ăn′trəm)
n. pl. an·tra (-trə)
1. A cavity or chamber, especially one in a bone.
2. Either of the sinuses in the bones of the upper jaw, opening into the nasal cavity.

[Late Latin, cavity in the body, from Latin, cave, from Greek antron.]

an′tral adj.

antrum

(ˈæntrəm)
n, pl -tra (-trə)
(Anatomy) anatomy a natural cavity, hollow, or sinus, esp in a bone
[C14: from Latin: cave, from Greek antron]
ˈantral adj

an•trum

(ˈæn trəm)

n., pl. -tra (-trə).
a cavity in a body organ, esp. a bony sinus.
[1720–30; < New Latin; Latin: cave < Greek ántron]
an′tral, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antrum - a natural cavity or hollow in a boneantrum - a natural cavity or hollow in a bone
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
Translations

an·trum

n. antro, cavidad o cámara casi cerrada;
auris ___cavidad del oído;
cardiaum ______ cardial;
follicular ______ folicular;
mastoid ______ mastoideo;
maxillary ______ maxilar o seno maxilar;
pyloricum ______ pilórico;
tympanic ______ timpánico.
References in classic literature ?
Nam simul expletus dapibus, vinoque sepultus Cervicem inflexam posuit, jacuitque per antrum Immensus, saniem eructans, ac frusta cruenta Per somnum commixta mero.
And those that held Phylace and the flowery meadows of Pyrasus, sanctuary of Ceres; Iton, the mother of sheep; Antrum upon the sea, and Pteleum that lies upon the grass lands.
pylori treatment is seen in the antrum of the stomach, not in the corpus.
The antrum is the site of G cells, which produce the acid-stimulating hormone gastrin.
5%) cases reported, followed by gastric antrum 19(30.
2,3 We present four cases of endoscopic and histological pseudomelanosis duodeni with one case representing both pseudomelanosis of duodenum and the gastric antrum.
The antrum appears to be the most common site for gastric angiolipomas.
On June 26, 2015, she underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy in a local hospital, which revealed a large ulcerative lesion in the greater curvature near the antrum of the stomach, and biopsy of the lesion indicated signet ring cell adenocarcinoma.
Another small ulcer covered with slough was also present at prepyloric antrum.
Diseases of the accessory sinuses of the nose and an improved method of treatment for suppuration of the maxillary antrum.
Two biopsies, one was taken from antrum and body, and one was taken from fundus.