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Definition of "cava" [cava]

  • Plural form of cavum. (noun)
  • Alternative capitalization of Cava, a Spanish white sparkling wine (noun)

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Use "cava" in a sentence
  • "One of these large receivers, called the _vena cava superior_, or _upper vena cava_, brings back the blood from the arms and head, the other, the _vena cava inferior_, or _lower vena cava_, brings back the blood from the body and lower limbs."
  • "This is performed after a Glenn shunt, where the superior vena cava is attached to the pulmonary artery."
  • "[Footnote 2] An abscess or other tumour of the liver may, by pressing on the vena portae, cause serous effusion into the peritonaeal sac; or by pressure on the inferior vena cava, which is connected with the posterior thick border of the liver, may cause anasarca of the lower limbs."