- Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a vena cava.
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The postcava enters the liver in a special prolongation of the liver substance (caval lobe).
Right: Reflection of peritoneum along the line DE (caval fissure) to become the parietal peritoneum covering the diaphragm.