cavernostomy cav·er·nos·to·my (kāv’ər-nŏs’tə-mē)
Surgical opening and drainage of a cavity.
- Cavernous angioma
cavernous angioma n. See cavernous hemangioma. Historical Examples
- Cavernous body
cavernous body n. Either of two parallel columns of erectile tissue forming the body of the clitoris; cavernous body of clitoris. Either of two parallel columns of erectile tissue forming the dorsal part of the body of the penis; cavernous body of penis. The median column of erectile tissue located between and ventral to the […]
- Cavernous artery
cavernous artery n. Any of several small branches of the internal carotid artery that supply the trigeminal ganglion and the walls of the cavernous and petrosal sinuses.
- Cavernous lymphangioma
cavernous lymphangioma n. Conspicuous dilation of lymphatic vessels in a circumscribed region, frequently with the formation of lymph-filled cavities.