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 a study, the extract of Cinnamomum increased the weight of testes, caudae epididymidies and seminal vesicles in the treated male mice, indicating a possible stimulation of hormonal levels in the animals.
Evaluation of epididymal semen quality using the Hamilton-Thorne analyzer indicates variation between the two caudae epididymides of the same bull.
Evaluation of epididymal semen quality using the Hamilton-Thorne analyser indicates variation between the two caudae epididymides of the same bull.
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.