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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy, hollow and comparatively large: as, a caval sinus. Specifically
  • Pertaining to the cavæ. See vena and cava.
  • n. A cava, or caval vein; either one of the two largest veins of the body, emptying blood into the right auricle of the heart.

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