noun, plural post·ca·vae [pohst-key-vee, -kah-vahy] /poʊstˈkeɪ vi, -ˈkɑ vaɪ/.
Related formspost·ca·val, adjective
Definition for postcava (2 of 2)
noun, plural ve·nae ca·vae [vee-nee key-vee] /ˈvi ni ˈkeɪ vi/. Anatomy.
Origin of vena cava
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The inter-renal segment of the postcava receives the revehent renal-portal veins.
The termination of the hepatic veins in the postcava corresponds to the stage shown in schema Fig. 256.
The distal portions of the postcardinal veins form the efferent renal branches and the ascending trunks of the postcava.
The postcava enters the liver in a special prolongation of the liver substance (caval lobe).
(b) With hepatic veins and postcava by the ductusvenosus (Figs. 258 and 271).