Translation of cavity in Spanish:

cavity

Pronunciation: /ˈkævəti/

n (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 (hole) cavidad (feminine) 1.2 [Dentistry/Odontología] caries (feminine)
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    • If the teeth are not cleaned properly they may be vulnerable to tooth decay causing cavities, or to gum disease.
    • He described techniques for scraping out caries and filling the cavities with soft metals such as tin, lead, or gold.
    • I know two mothers with toddlers who nurse several times a night and have extensive tooth decay and cavities.
    1.3 [Anatomy/Anatomía] cavidad (feminine) abdominal cavity cavidad abdominal nasal cavity fosa (feminine) nasal
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    • Sinuses are air-filled, hollow spaces or cavities within the facial bones surrounding your nose.
    • It consisted of filling the empty space of cavities with hydrogen atoms and drawing the surface contour of the H atoms.
    • These animals are thought to survive only if ice is confined to their body cavity and other extracellular spaces.

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