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postcava

[pohst-key-vuh, -kah-] /poʊstˈkeɪ və, -ˈkɑ-/
noun, plural postcavae
[pohst-key-vee, -kah-vahy] /poʊstˈkeɪ vi, -ˈkɑ vaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
See under vena cava.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; post- + (vena) cava
Related forms
postcaval, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for postcaval

postcava

/pəʊstˈkɑːvə; -ˈkeɪvə/
noun
1.
(anatomy) the inferior vena cava
Derived Forms
postcaval, adjective
Word Origin
C19: New Latin; see post-, vena cava
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postcaval in Medicine

postcava post·ca·va (pōst-kā'və)
n.
See inferior vena cava.


post·ca'val adj.
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