noun (plural antra) Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin, cave, from Greek antron; akin to Armenian ayr cave Date: circa 1751 an anatomical cavity within a bone (as the maxilla) or hollow organ (as the stomach) • antral adjective

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  • ANTRUM — vulgo S. Hermeland, Insul. Galliae Celticae ad Ligerim fluv. Aliis Antrium, vulgô Aindre. Lloyd. Insul. est amnica, in Ligere fluv. non procul ab huius ore et ab urbe Namnetis. Nomen ei a densis opacisque silvis, in medio sui montosa est, longa… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • antrum — àntrum m DEFINICIJA anat. 1. prirodna šupljina u tijelu, osobito u kosti 2. dio želuca koji se proširuje prema dvanaestercu [antrum želuca] ETIMOLOGIJA lat …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Antrum — An trum, n.; pl. {Antra}. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] A cavern or cavity, esp. an anatomical cavity or sinus. Huxley. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antrum — (lat.), 1) Höhle, Grotte, z.B. in Rom A. Caci, A. Fauni et Pici, s. Rom (a. Geogr.); 2) (Anat.), als Theil im menschlichen Körper, z.B. A. buccinōsum. Ohrmuschel, s. u. Ohr; A. Highmōri, Kieferhöhle, s. u. Gesichtsknochen; 3) (Bot.), Fruchthöhle …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Antrum — (lat.), Höhle; A. Highmori, die Oberkieferhöhle (s. Schädel) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • antrum — (n.) a cave or cavity, late 14c., medical Latin, from Gk. antron cave …   Etymology dictionary

  • antrum — [an′trəm] n. pl. antra [an′trə] or antrums [L < Gr antron, cave < IE * antrom] Anat. a cavity, esp. one within a bone, as either of a pair of sinuses in the upper jaw …   English World dictionary

  • Antrum — In Biology, Antrum is a general term for a cavity or chamber which may have specific meaning in reference to certain organs or sites in the body.Examples include * antrum cardiacum a dilation that occurs in the esophagus near the stomach… …   Wikipedia

  • Antrum — A general term for cavity or chamber which may have specific meaning in reference certain organs or sites in the body. The antrum of the stomach (gastric antrum) is a portion before the outlet which is lined by mucosa which does not produce acid …   Medical dictionary

  • Antrum — Als Antrum – lateinisch für Höhle, Grotte – wird in der Anatomie eine Ausbuchtung bzw. weitung verschiedener Strukturen bezeichnet. Man unterscheidet das: Antrum cardiacum, eine Ausweitung der Speiseröhre nach deren Durchtritt durch das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Antrum — Indre (Loire Atlantique) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Indre. Indre La Loire vue depuis Basse Indre …   Wikipédia en Français

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