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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.
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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
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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.
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cau·dal

(kôd′l)
Of or near the tail or hind parts of an animal: a fish's caudal fin.
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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
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Translations
kaudal

caudal

[ˈkɔːdl] ADJcaudal
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caudal

adjSchwanz-, kaudal (spec); the caudal vertebraedie Schwanzwirbel pl; the caudal findie Schwanzflosse
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