post·​car·​di·​nal -ˈkärd-nəl, -ᵊn-əl How to pronounce postcardinal (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a vein on either side in the embryo that drains the mesonephros and the portion of the trunk caudal to the heart

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“Postcardinal.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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