meaning of Antrum

Antrum meaning in General Dictionary

A cavern or hole esp an anatomical cavity or sinus

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  • an all-natural cavity or hollow in a bone
  • A cavern or hole, esp. an anatomical hole or sinus

Antrum meaning in Medical Dictionary

A general term for a nearly closed hole or chamber. For instance, the antrum of this stomach (gastric antrum) is a portion prior to the socket, which is lined by mucosa and does not produce acid. The paranasal sinuses is named the frontal antrum, ethmoid antrum, and maxillary antrum.


Antrum meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"a cave or hole," late 14c., health Latin, from Greek antron "cave."


Antrum meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

The vacant space inside any hollow organ or bodily structure.


Antrum - German to English

antrum (associated with the tummy) [Antrum pyloricum]

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  • pyloric antrum [Antrum pyloricum]

Antrum meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A cavern or cavity, esp. an anatomical hole or sinus


Sentence Examples with the word Antrum

The antrum pyloricum is small and not very distinctly marked.

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