vena cava


ve·na ca·va

noun \ˌvē-nə-ˈkā-və\
plural ve·nae ca·vae \-ni-ˈkā-(ˌ)vē\

Definition of VENA CAVA

: either of two large veins by which the blood is returned to the right atrium of the heart: a : inferior vena cava b : superior vena cava
vena ca·val \-vəl\ adjective

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