inferior vena cava definition

  • noun:
    • The large vein which returns blood from reduced extremities, together with pelvic and abdominal organs, off to the right atrium associated with the heart.
    • receives blood from reduced limbs and abdominal body organs and empties to the posterior the main right atrium of this heart; created from the union for the two iliac veins

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