1. a cavity, especially a cavity in a bone. a. of Highmore the maxillary sinus (see paranasal sinuses). [ N. Highmore (1613–85), English physician] mastoid (or tympanic) a. the space connecting the air cells of the mastoid process with the chamber of the inner ear.
2. the part of the stomach adjoining the pylorus.
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an·trum / ˈantrəm/ • n. (pl. -tra / -trə/ ) Anat. a natural chamber or cavity in a bone or other anatomical structure. ∎ the part of the stomach just inside the pylorus. DERIVATIVES: an·tral / -trəl/ adj.
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