inferior vena cava
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|Noun||1.||inferior vena cava - receives blood from lower limbs and abdominal organs and empties into the posterior part of the right atrium of the heart; formed from the union of the two iliac veins|
vena cava - either of two large veins that return oxygen-depleted blood to the right atrium of the heart