Definition of Cavernous. Meaning of Cavernous. Synonyms of Cavernous

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Definition of Cavernous

Cavernous
Cavernous Cav"ern*ous, a. [L. cavernosus: cf. F. caverneux.] 1. Full of caverns; resembling a cavern or large cavity; hollow. 2. Filled with small cavities or cells. 3. Having a sound caused by a cavity. Cavernous body, a body of erectile tissue with large interspaces which may be distended with blood, as in the penis or clitoris. Cavernous respiration, a peculiar respiratory sound andible on auscultation, when the bronchial tubes communicate with morbid cavities in the lungs.

Meaning of Cavernous from wikipedia

- The cavernous sinus within the human head is one of the dural venous sinuses creating a cavity called the lateral sellar compartment bordered by the temporal...
- Cavernous hemangioma, also called cavernous angioma, cavernoma, or cerebral cavernoma (CCM) (when referring to presence in the brain) is a type of benign...
- in 1998 subdivided the artery into four parts: "cervical", "petrous", "cavernous", and "cerebral". However, in clinical settings, the cl****ification system...
- Cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST) is the formation of a blood clot within the cavernous sinus, a cavity at the base of the brain which drains deoxygenated...
- The cavernous nerves are post-ganglionic parasympathetic nerves that facilitate penile erection and ****oral erection. They arise from cell bodies in...
- A carotid-cavernous fistula results from an abnormal communication between the arterial and venous systems within the cavernous sinus in the skull. It...
- (via the ophthalmic veins) between the facial vein and the cavernous sinus. The cavernous sinus lies within the cranial cavity, between layers of the...
- patients may choose to have them surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. Cavernous lymphangiomas are generally present at birth, but may appear later in...
- Cavernous tissue refers to blood-filled spaces lined by endothelium and surrounded by smooth muscle. It is present in the erectile tissue of the ****...
- A cavernous liver hemangioma or hepatic hemangioma is a benign tumor of the liver composed of hepatic endothelial cells. It is the most common benign...
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