vena cava superior
vena cava superior defined in 1951 yearvena cava superior - VENA CAVA SUPERIOR (ANTERIOR VENA CAVA, PRECAVAL vein);
vena cava superior - Main vein of tetrapod vertebrates returning blood to the heart (to right auricle) from the fore-limbs and head. Usually a right and left pair, but in many mammals, including man, only the right one persists in adult. Homologous with ductus Cuvieri of fishes.
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