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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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cavernous

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

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

cavernous

[ˈkævənəs] ADJ [eyes, cheeks] → hundido; [pit, darkness] → cavernoso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cavernous

[ˈkævərnəs] adj [room, building] → immense
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cavernous

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

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

(ˈkӕvən) noun
a large cave.
ˈcavernous adjective
huge and hollow. a cavernous hole.
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cav·ern·ous

a. cavernoso-a, que contiene espacios huecos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Bucklew suffers from cavernous hemangioma, a congenital, progressive disease that causes unstable, blood-filled tumors to grow in his head, neck and throat.
After considering all the differentials of cystic neck swelling, such as lymphangioma, cavernous hemangioma, branchial cleft cyst, and teratoma, we decided to perform fine-needle aspiration cytology, which revealed benign cystic swelling with the possibility of lymphangioma.
Herein we describe a case of a rare dumbbell spinal tumor, an epidural cavernous hemangioma, resected by a 2-stage single-sitting combined approach (i.e.
Other lesions were rare like Lipoma in 4 (1.4%), Pleomorphic adenoma in 4 (1.4%), Benign nevus in 3 (1%), cavernous hemangioma in 3 (1%), AV malformations in 3 (1%) cases, Coloboma in 3 (1%) Meningioma Grade I in 2 (0.7%).
Lesions inaccurately called "hemangioma" occur throughout the head and neck, including "cavernous hemangioma" described in the orbit and parapharyngeal space, and "ossifying hemangioma" of the facial nerve and facial skeleton (Figure 1).
Cardiac cavernous hemangioma. Eur J Echocardiogr 2007;8:487-9.
Large cavernous hemangioma in the cecum treated by laparoscopic ileocecal resection.
Congenital Cavernous Hemangioma of the Calvaria: A Case Report.
Thus, we initially almost ignored other cellular components and could have misdiagnosed this lesion as cavernous hemangioma. The formation of excessive 'angioma'-like areas is difficult to interpret.
Tanaka, "Cavernous hemangioma of the adrenal gland: MRI appearance," Radiation Medicine, vol.
If there was strong adherence to the adjacent tissue, in order to ensure to remove tumors as thoroughly as possible, piecemeal resection could be made for cavernous hemangioma and intracapsular removal could be made for schwannoma; besides, subtotal excision, radiotherapy, or apical decompression also should be considered strongly when faced with an extremely adherent lesion during surgery.