ve•na con•trac•ta

Pronunciation: (vē'nu kun-trak'tu), [key]
pl. ve•nae con•trac•taePronunciation: (vē'nē kun-trak'tē). [key]
any of the locations in a jet of fluid emerging from an orifice where the cross section of the jet is at a minimum, esp. the location of minimum cross section nearest the orifice.

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

vena cavavenal


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