Cavity vs Hydrops - What's the difference?

cavity | hydrops |


As nouns the difference between cavity and hydrops

is that cavity is a hole or hollow depression while hydrops is (medicine) the abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in a tissue or cavity.

cavity

English

Noun

(cavities)
  • A hole or hollow depression.
  • A hollow area within the body (such as the sinuses).
  • (dentistry) A soft area in a decayed tooth.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * (dentistry)

    Derived terms

    * buccal cavity * cavity back * cavity batten * cavity coupling * cavity fill * cavity filter * cavity impedence * cavity magnetron * cavity oscillator * cavity radiator * cavity resonance * cavity tray * cavity tuning * cavity vent * cavity wall * oral cavity

    hydrops

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (medicine) The abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in a tissue or cavity
  • See also

    * dropsy * edema