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Toward the tail or posterior end of the body; caudally.

[Latin cauda, tail + -ad.]


(Anatomy) anatomy towards the tail or posterior part. Compare cephalad
[C19: from cauda + -ad2]
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It extends from the thoracic inlet cephalad to the superior surface of the diaphragm caudad.
The tubing was positioned to traverse from just proximal to the enterotomy site caudad to the cloacal opening.
Caption: Figure 2: Attempted left internal iliac artery selective arteriogram with a 5 F SOS catheter shows the catheter tip in the left ureter and brisk flow of contrast into the left ureter (solid blue arrow) flowing caudad into the urinary bladder (solid red arrow).
This technique involves bridging the pars defect with a rod anchored by a cephalad pedicle screw and caudad laminar hook combined with bone grafting.
2D); ventro-cephalic angle broadly rounded, its ventral margin gradually ascendant caudad to the more rounded ventro-caudal angle (Fig.
The abnormal bone curved caudad towards the right side of the distal sacral vertebra but was not directly attached to the sacrum.
Pronotum with posterolateral corners broadly rounded or truncated, not pointed or produced caudad (Fig.
Contract awarded for height measuring equipment level, for monitoring caudad in effluent discharge of industrial establishments
Pygofer dorsally with shallow concave anal emargination, anal angles rounded, slightly projected caudad (Fig.
Creation of the bladder flap is then completed in the caudad direction approximately 1-2 cm over the ring/cup (see photo 2).