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vena cava

noun [C]  /ˌvi·nə ˈkeɪ·və/ (plural venae cavae  /ˌvi·ni ˈkeɪ·vi/ )
biology one of the two very large veins (= tubes that carry blood) that take blood without oxygen to the heart
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