cauda

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cauda

(ˈkɔːdə)
n
1. (Zoology) zoology the area behind the anus of an animal; tail
2. (Anatomy) anatomy
a. any tail-like structure
b. the posterior part of an organ
[Latin: tail]
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Noun1.cauda - any taillike structure
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
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An incision was made at the junction of the helical curl and the scaphoid fossa, and it extended from the helical root to the edge of the defect (anterior flap), as well as from the opposing end of the defect past the cauda helicis and into the earlobe (posterior flap).