postcava

noun

post·​ca·​va ˌpōs(t)-ˈkā-və How to pronounce postcava (audio)
: the inferior vena cava of vertebrates higher than fishes
postcaval adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postcava was in 1882

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“Postcava.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postcava. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

postcava

noun
post·​ca·​va -ˈkā-və How to pronounce postcava (audio)
: the inferior vena cava of vertebrates higher than fishes
postcaval adjective
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