vena cava

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vena cava

[‚vē·nə ′kā·və]
(anatomy)
One of two large veins which in air-breathing vertebrates conveys blood from the systemic circulation to the right atrium.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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