noun, plural ve·nae [vee-nee] /ˈvi ni/. Anatomy.
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Downtown darling Vena Cava showed off a structured collection, full of modern lines and alluring glimpses of skin.
An obstruction in the spleen, the liver, or the vena portae.The Approach to Philosophy|Ralph Barton Perry
These communicate directly with the lacteals and the vena portæ.
Immediately to the left of the vena cava, however, the original condition persists.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
Moreover, a vena cumulata, and likewise a vena dilatata, are often cut through by a transverse vena profunda.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
The ductus venosus becomes moreover merely a small branch of the vena cava.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour