Definition of Postcava. Meaning of Postcava. Synonyms of Postcava

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Definition of 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.

Meaning of Postcava from wikipedia

- The inferior vena cava is a large vein that carries the deoxygenated blood from the lower and middle body into the right atrium of the heart. It is formed...
- the mammals where the left aortic arch forms this part of the aorta. The postcava receives blood from the limbs via the renal portal system. Unlike in mammals...