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 (ā-kô′dāt′) also a·cau·dal (ā-kôd′l)
Having no tail.
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(eɪˈkɔːdəl) or


(Zoology) zoology having no tail
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Adj.1.acaudal - lacking a tail or taillike appendageacaudal - lacking a tail or taillike appendage
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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Two of our play texts are apparently acaudal fragments running to twenty-two lines each, while the third, a complete script for five speakers, consists of a mere thirty lines.
The medial collateral ligament had the appearance of a dense whitish ribbon that started wide in the medial epicondyle of the humerus and divided distally into a cranial and acaudal portion (Fig.