postcava

noun
post·​ca·​va | \ ˌpōs(t)-ˈkā-və How to pronounce postcava (audio) \

Definition of postcava

: the inferior vena cava of vertebrates higher than fishes

Other Words from postcava

postcaval \ ˌpōs(t)-​ˈkā-​vəl How to pronounce postcaval (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of postcava

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for postcava

New Latin

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“Postcava.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postcaval?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=p&file=postca04. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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postcava

noun
post·​ca·​va | \ -ˈkā-və How to pronounce postcava (audio) \

Medical Definition of postcava

: the inferior vena cava of vertebrates higher than fishes

Other Words from postcava

postcaval \ -​vəl How to pronounce postcaval (audio) \ adjective

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