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  1. Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a vena cava.
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Examples from the Web for caval

Historical Examples of caval

  • The postcava enters the liver in a special prolongation of the liver substance (caval lobe).

    The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity

    George. S. Huntington

  • Right: Reflection of peritoneum along the line DE (caval fissure) to become the parietal peritoneum covering the diaphragm.