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- n. Plural form of cavum.
- n. Alternative capitalization of Cava, a Spanish white sparkling wine
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A caval vein; one of the venæ cavæ. See caval, n.
- n. Plural of cavum.
- n. The Polynesian name of an intoxicating beverage prepared from the shrub Macropiper latifolium.
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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.
It must not be confused with the inferior cava, which is not found in the dog-fish, the [right] posterior cardinals representing the rabbit's azygos vein.
You also get a case of cava, which is more pleasurable.
The subtly billed "sparkling" libations, made with the Spanish white wine known as cava, ground their bubbles in the harder stuff of a Hemingway character and are good enough to order twice - particularly the palate-puckering punch of tequila, grapefruit juice and rosemary.
We also had prawns, baby squid with white beans (and the squid ink!), a few others and a few glasses of cava, which is their sparkiling white wine and quite yummy.
Spanish sparklers are called cava and are made from three white grapes: macebo, parellada and xarello.
Waitrose said sales of champagne were up 5\% year on year while sparkling wines such as cava and sparkling chardonnay had seen a "significant" increase of 35\%.
Wines should be light and fresh, such as cava from Spain, Moscato de Asti from Italy or chilled rose.