HyperDic: oral_cavity

English > 1 sense of the expression oral cavity:
NOUNbodyoral cavity, mouth, oral fissure, rima oristhe opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
English > oral cavity: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge.
Synonymsmouth, oral fissure, rima oris
Part ofmouthThe externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
Partsbuccal cavityThe cavity between the jaws / jaws and the cheeks
dentition, teethThe kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
gingiva, gumThe tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
palate, roof of the mouthThe upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
salivary glandAny of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
tongue, lingua, glossa, clapperA mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
Narrowertrap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gobinformal terms for the mouth
BroaderrimaA narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts
Spanishboca, cavidad oral, desembocadura, rima oris
Catalanboca, cavitat oral, desembocadura, rima oris

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