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cau·date

 (kô′dāt′) also cau·dat·ed (-dā′tĭd)
adj.
Having a tail or taillike appendage.

[Medieval Latin caudātus, from Latin cauda, tail.]

cau·da′tion n.

caudate

(ˈkɔːdeɪt) or

caudated

adj
(Biology) having a tail or a tail-like appendage
[C17: from New Latin caudātus, from cauda]
cauˈdation n

cau•date

(ˈkɔ deɪt)

also cau′dat•ed,



adj.
having a tail or taillike appendage.
[1590–1600; < New Latin]
cau•da′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caudate - a tail-shaped basal ganglion located in a lateral ventricle of the brain
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
corpus striatum, striate body, striatum - a striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus
2.caudate - amphibians that resemble lizards
amphibian - cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
Caudata, order Caudata, order Urodella, Urodella - salamanders; newts; congo snakes
Adj.1.caudate - having a tail or taillike appendage
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
acaudal, acaudate - lacking a tail or taillike appendage
2.caudate - (of a leaf shape) tapering gradually into a long taillike tip
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
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Deeper brain structures also showed differences between attentional and emotional stimuli, and activation changed over time: "Finally, targets elicited more caudate activation at baseline but not at week 8 relative to both distractor types, while emotional distractors elicited more thalamic activation at week 8 but not at baseline relative to neutrals and targets," said Dr.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society shows that while video game players (VGPs) exhibit more efficient visual attention abilities, they are also much more likely to use navigation strategies that rely on the brain's reward system (the caudate nucleus) and not the brain's spatial memory system (the hippocampus).
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Caudate that show small deletion for this region, so for more information suggested used sequencing methods for this region and also complete Wx-D gene in order to identify phylogenetic relationship and diversity in Wx-D gene.
of the brain showed hypo densities in the basal ganglia, internal capsule and caudate nucleus consistent with stroke.
Brain MRI revealed bilateral FLAIR and T1 hyperintensities of caudate nuclei, putamina and frontal lobe involving most of the anterior cingulate gyrus and superior frontal gyrus bilaterally, with restricted diffusion (Figure 1).
PREVALENCE OF SERUM ANTIBODIES TO CAUDATE NUCLEUS IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN.
Brain capillary telangiectasias are typically found in the pons, (1,2,4,5) but are also commonly located in the medulla, caudate nucleus, cerebrum, (3) cerebellar hemispheres, and in the spinal cord.
Although we are just beginning to answer basic questions about the canine brain, we cannot ignore the striking similarity between dogs and humans in both the structure and function of a key brain region: the caudate nucleus.
MRI of the brain showed lesions in the lenticular nucleus, caudate nucleus on the right side, and internal capsules of both sides (Figure).
In neurologically symptomatic patients, T2 hyperintensity is noted in the putamina, caudate nuclei, thalami, midbrain and pons.
Certain parts of the brain were also smaller, including the caudate and corpus callosum, which are important for information processing, for passing information up to higher brain areas and for communications between the right and left hemispheres.