vena caval

vena caval
ve·na ca·val (veґnə kaґvəl) caval.

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  • vena caval — adjective see vena cava …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vena caval interruption — interference with free flow of blood through the inferior vena cava by means of a filter to trap emboli and prevent pulmonary embolism; see also vena cava filter, under filter …   Medical dictionary

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  • vena cava filter — vena caval filter a filter used in transvenous vena caval interruption for the prevention of pulmonary embolism; the most common type is the umbrella filter. Called also inferior vena cava f …   Medical dictionary

  • Caval opening — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = foramen venae cavae GraySubject = 117 GrayPage = 406 Caption = The diaphragm. Under surface. (Vena caval foramen labeled near top center, in white region.) Caption2 = Superior vena cava, inferior vena cava …   Wikipedia

  • caval — Relating to a vena cava. * * * ca·val (kaґvəl) 1. pertaining to a vena cava; called also venacaval or vena caval …   Medical dictionary

  • vena cava — noun (plural venae cavae) Etymology: New Latin, literally, hollow vein Date: 1598 any of the large veins by which in air breathing vertebrates the blood is returned to the right atrium of the heart • vena caval adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caval fold — a ridge that contains the superior segment of the embryonic inferior vena cava …   Medical dictionary

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