Aditus



aditus

aditus ad·i·tus (ād’ĭ-təs)
n. pl. aditus
An entrance to a cavity or channel.
Historical Examples

The end of the tubing is pushed into the entrance of the aditus.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

As the aditus is approached, the strokes of the chisel must be very gentle.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

Granulations very quickly block the aditus and so separate the antrum and mastoid cavity from the tympanic cavity.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

Care must be taken to introduce the gauze right down to the aditus and to pack the cavity evenly.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

My idea was to give to the mind some notion of an approach to good things to come, and I proposed to call the place “aditus.”
The Fixed Period Anthony Trollope

At the same time, however, the aditus should be exposed and the opening made funnel-shaped in order to allow of proper dressing.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

The region of the aditus is now inspected under good illumination, using a head-light if necessary.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

By working backwards the aditus is approached, the bone being removed carefully in small fragments.
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various

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