caudal


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cau·dal

 (kôd′l)
adj. Anatomy
1.
a. Of, at, or near the tail or hind parts; posterior: the caudal fin of a fish.
b. Situated beneath or on the underside; inferior.
2. Similar to a tail in form or function.

[New Latin caudālis, from Latin cauda, tail.]

cau′dal·ly adv.

caudal

(ˈkɔːdəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) anatomy of or towards the posterior part of the body
2. (Zoology) zoology relating to, resembling, or in the position of the tail
[C17: from New Latin caudālis, from cauda]
ˈcaudally adv

cau•dal

(ˈkɔd l)

adj.
1. of, at, or near the tail end of the body.
2. taillike: caudal appendages.
[1655–65; < New Latin caudālis= Latin caud(a) tail + -ālis -al1]
cau′dal•ly, adv.

cau·dal

(kôd′l)
Of or near the tail or hind parts of an animal: a fish's caudal fin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.caudal - constituting or relating to a tail; "caudal appendage"
cephalic - of or relating to the head
2.caudal - resembling a tail
caudate, caudated - having a tail or taillike appendage
3.caudal - situated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises; "caudal fins"; "the caudal end of the body"
posterior - located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure
Adv.1.caudal - toward the posterior end of the body
Translations
kaudal

caudal

[ˈkɔːdl] ADJcaudal

caudal

adjSchwanz-, kaudal (spec); the caudal vertebraedie Schwanzwirbel pl; the caudal findie Schwanzflosse
References in classic literature ?
The number of the caudal and sacral vertebrae vary; as does the number of the ribs, together with their relative breadth and the presence of processes.
About the origin of the cranial mesenteric artery, it was observed that it always comes out from descending abdominal aorta artery, near and in the caudal portion of the celiac artery.
They are caudal regression syndrome (including defects of the sacrum and lumbar vertebrae, distal spinal cord disruption with neurologic impairment, and lack of growth in the caudal region); spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and other CNS defects such as anencephalus; cardiac anomalies (ventricular and atrial septal defects and transposition of great vessels); anal/rectal atresia; renal malformations (agenesis, cystic kidney, and ureter duplex); situs inversus (transposition of viscera); and femoral hypoplasia-unusual facies syndrome.
But Germany's Anja Monke, Italy's Stefania Croce, Sweden's Nina Reis and Frenchwoman Anne- Lise Caudal lead the way after five-under-par rounds of 67.
This study compared the effect of single-dose caudal epidural bupivacaine, bupivacaine plus ketamine and bupivacaine plus tramadol for postoperative pain management in children having surgery for inguinal hernia.
Police officers at Caudal del Carmen airport, a small airport in Mexico, have been detained for possibly being involved in a cocaine haul.
After a 24-hr rinse period, both sets of tadpoles (pretreated and control) were used for somatic gene transfer in the caudal muscle and exposed to [T.
This destructive lesion extended into the caudal medulla.
For people who can't see, localizing distant sounds provides caudal input for many daily tasks, such as deciding when to cross a street, Lepore says.
Standard length measures the distance from the tip of the longest jaw to the end of the hypural bone or caudal peduncle; however, there has been a debate regarding where the caudal peduncle or hypural bone ends (Howe, 2002).
The value of caudal epidural steroid injections (CEI) in treatment of low back pain and sciatica is controversial.