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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We present a case of intermittent, painless cauda equina compression due to IDDH at L5-S1.
Ausman testified an MRI was ordered to role out cauda equina compression as the cause of the patient's symptoms.