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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In general, phagocytosis of spermatozoa by the epithelial cells of the cauda epididymidis is very low.
This pattern of phosphorylation decreases from 100 to 10-20% with maturation in the rat epididymis and the acrosome-positive spermatozoa that persist in the cauda epididymidis have been interpreted as representative of remaining immature sperm.
Sperm count in the cauda epididymidis did not change in 1,2,3,4,6,7-HxCN-treated rats on postnatal day 89, the age of sexual maturity, but the sperm count in the cauda epididymidis did increase to approximately 180% of the control value on postnatal day 62.