Downtown darling vena cava showed off a structured collection, full of modern lines and alluring glimpses of skin.
It may also be produced by tumours pressing on the vena cava.
Behind them and to the right the vena cava enters the liver.
Seventh, jugular veins; eighth, veins of the foot; ninth, vena cava ascendens.
The vena cava inferior, though considerably later in its development than the cardinals, arises fairly early.
All these arteries have their source in the aorta; all these veins pour their stream ultimately into the vena cava.
In proportion as the vena cava inferior increases in size, the posterior cardinal veins diminish.
First, that the blood is incessantly transmitted by the action of the heart from the vena cava to the arteries.
Pressure on the vena cava causes oedema of the inferior extremities in a small number of cases; and on the vena porta, ascites.
These eventually reach the hepatic radicles, and so the blood is conducted into the vena cava.
vena cava vena ca·va (kā'və)
n. pl. venae ca·vae (kā'vē)
Either of the two venae cavae, designated inferior and superior. Also called cava.
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Plural venae cavae (vē'nē kā'vē)
Either of two large veins that carry blood with low levels of oxygen to the right atrium of the heart. ◇ The superior vena cava receives blood from the brain and upper limbs or forelimbs. ◇ The inferior vena cava drains blood from the trunk and lower limbs or hindlimbs and is the largest vein in the body.