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Meaning of VENA CAVA

Pronunciation:  `veenu'keyvu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  either of two large veins that return oxygen-depleted blood to the right atrium of the heart
 
 See Also: inferior vena cava, postcava, precava, superior vena cava, vein, vena

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: One of two major veins which returns oxygen-poor blood from the body to the heart. The superior vena cava enters the right atrium from the top and the inferior vena cava enters the right atrium through the bottom.
 

 

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