Postcava
Postcava Post"ca`va, n.; pl. {Postcav[ae]} . [NL. See {Post-}, and {Cave}, n.] (Anat.) The inferior vena cava. -- {Post"ca`val}, a. --B. G. Wilder. [1913 Webster]

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  • postcavă — POSTCÁVĂ s. f. (anat.) vena cavă inferioară sau ascendentă. (< engl. postcava) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • postcava — [pōst kā′və] n. pl. postcavae [pōst kā′vē] [ POST + (VENA) CAVA] the posterior or inferior vena cava of four limbed vertebrates postcaval adj …   English World dictionary

  • postcava — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1882 the inferior vena cava of vertebrates higher than fishes • postcaval adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • postcava — postcaval, adj. /pohst kay veuh, kah /, n., pl. postcavae / kay vee, kah vuy/. See under vena cava. [1865 70; POST + (VENA) CAVA] * * * …   Universalium

  • postcava — SYN: inferior vena cava. * * * post·ca·va kā və n the inferior vena cava of vertebrates higher than fishes post·ca·val vəl adj * * * post·ca·va (pōst kaґvə) vena cava inferior. postcaval adj …   Medical dictionary

  • postcava — n. (Medicine) inferior vena cava, large vein which carries blood from the lower section of the body (lower limbs, pelvis and abdominal organs) to the right atrium of heart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • postcava — post·cava …   English syllables

  • postcava — noun receives blood from lower limbs and abdominal organs and empties into the posterior part of the right atrium of the heart; formed from the union of the two iliac veins • Syn: ↑inferior vena cava • Hypernyms: ↑vena cava …   Useful english dictionary

  • Postcavae — Postcava Post ca va, n.; pl. {Postcav[ae]} . [NL. See {Post }, and {Cave}, n.] (Anat.) The inferior vena cava. {Post ca val}, a. B. G. Wilder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Postcaval — Postcava Post ca va, n.; pl. {Postcav[ae]} . [NL. See {Post }, and {Cave}, n.] (Anat.) The inferior vena cava. {Post ca val}, a. B. G. Wilder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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