postcava

noun
post·ca·va | \ ˌpōs(t)-ˈkā-və \

Definition of postcava 

: the inferior vena cava of vertebrates higher than fishes

Other words from postcava

postcaval \ˌpōs(t)-ˈkā-vəl \ adjective

First Known Use of postcava

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for postcava

New Latin

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The first known use of postcava was in 1882

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postcava

noun
post·ca·va | \ -ˈkā-və \

Medical Definition of postcava 

: the inferior vena cava of vertebrates higher than fishes

Other words from postcava

postcaval \-vəl \ adjective

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