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ve•na ca•va



Pronunciation: (vē'nu kā'vu), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/vena-cava.html on line 81 [key]
pl. ve•nae ca•vaePronunciation: (vē'nē kā'vē). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/vena-cava.html on line 93 [key]
Anat.
either of two large veins discharging blood into the right atrium of the heart, one (superior vena cava or precava) conveying blood from the head, chest, and upper extremities and the other (inferior vena cava or postcava) conveying blood from all parts below the diaphragm. See diag. under heart.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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See also:
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/vena-cava.html on line 151 vena cava (Thesaurus)

 

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