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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Following oral administration at doses of 25, 50 and 100 mg/kg/day for a period of 3 months a significant increase of the weight of caudae epididymis and prostate as well as the frequency of chromosomal aberrations of germ cells was seen in the high and with respect to the epididymis weight also the intermediate dose group.
are by their ita solent a subtilioribus putative authors] filled with the deprehendi, immo vero a mediocriter useless silliness of those who, doctis, uti quempiam forte alius lurking under the cloak of empty caudam animalis equinae caudae glory, have wanted to run riot complicantem, quo una eademque among the unlearned.
There seems, then, to be good reason for the deduction that it was Perotinus (presumably in the 1990s, some years before Leoninus's death) who first recognized that the nature of discant, as experienced in the composition of caudae of conducti a 2, made possible the composition of organa for more than two voices and, in fact, required its application to the upper parts of organal sections in organa cum alio [cantu], as Garlandia put it.