inferior vena cava

(in-FEER-ee-er VEE-nuh KAY-vuh)

A large vein that empties into the heart. It carries blood from the legs and feet and from organs in the abdomen and pelvis.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inferior vena cava"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "vena cava inferior"

Vena grande que desemboca en el corazón. Transporta la sangre de las piernas y los pies, y de los órganos del abdomen y la pelvis.