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Medical Term:

excavation

Pronunciation: eks'ka-va'shun

Definition:

  1. A natural cavity, pouch, or recess; a sunken or depressed area.
  2. A cavity formed artificially or as the result of a pathologic process.

Synonym(s): depression2TA, excavatio

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