caudal


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cau·dal

 (kôd′l)
adj. Anatomy
1.
a. Of, at, or near the tail or hind parts; posterior: the caudal fin of a fish.
b. Situated beneath or on the underside; inferior.
2. Similar to a tail in form or function.

[New Latin caudālis, from Latin cauda, tail.]

cau′dal·ly adv.

caudal

(ˈkɔːdəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) anatomy of or towards the posterior part of the body
2. (Zoology) zoology relating to, resembling, or in the position of the tail
[C17: from New Latin caudālis, from cauda]
ˈcaudally adv

cau•dal

(ˈkɔd l)

adj.
1. of, at, or near the tail end of the body.
2. taillike: caudal appendages.
[1655–65; < New Latin caudālis= Latin caud(a) tail + -ālis -al1]
cau′dal•ly, adv.

cau·dal

(kôd′l)
Of or near the tail or hind parts of an animal: a fish's caudal fin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.caudal - constituting or relating to a tail; "caudal appendage"
cephalic - of or relating to the head
2.caudal - resembling a tail
caudate, caudated - having a tail or taillike appendage
3.caudal - situated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises; "caudal fins"; "the caudal end of the body"
posterior - located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure
Adv.1.caudal - toward the posterior end of the body
Translations
kaudal

caudal

[ˈkɔːdl] ADJcaudal

caudal

adjSchwanz-, kaudal (spec); the caudal vertebraedie Schwanzwirbel pl; the caudal findie Schwanzflosse
References in classic literature ?
The number of the caudal and sacral vertebrae vary; as does the number of the ribs, together with their relative breadth and the presence of processes.
It fused rostrally with both caudal communicating arteries in the median plane and gave off arteries suppling the pons, labyrinthine artery and caudal and rostral cerebellar arteries (Fig.
Traditionally caudal agenesis/regression syndromes were classified according to the type of articulation between the ilia and the lowest vertebra present--Renshaw classification.
Regional anaesthesia like caudal block and dorsal penile nerve block in combination with general anaesthesia is frequently used for children undergoing surgical procedures.
The researchers found that PEEP caused a caudal movement of the diaphragm, both in critically ill patients and in rats; this caudal movement reduced fiber length.
Vertebral centra (V1-V8) ossified at 6.66 +- 0.31 mm (20 DPH), and the ossification of centrum proceeded from cephalic to caudal region (Fig.
Caudal epidural block is one of the most popular, reliable, safe and effective tecnique that can be used alone or in combination with general anesthesia for both intra and postoperative analgesia in pediatric patients undergoing various infraumbilical surgeries.
CVCT is associated with rupture of hepatic abscesses, inflammation extending into the hepatic vein or the caudal vena cava, formation of a septic thrombus, and is the cause of multiple septic emboli in the pulmonary capillaries (MILLER & GAL, 2017).
Objectively measuring subjectively described traits: geographic variation in body shape and caudal coloration pattern within vieja melanura (Teleostei: Cichlidae).