Cavernous

Definition of Cavernous

Cav´ern`ous
a.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.

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