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.
El sistema de control implementado se diferencia del planteamiento de otros autores que utilizan una valvula de cuatro vias y tres posiciones, con la cual efectuan alteraciones en el caudal que va hacia el actuador y lograr con ello el aumento o disminucion de la fuerza deseada [3].
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).
Caudal block since its first description in 1933 for paediatric urological interventions has evolved to become the most popular regional anaesthetic technique for use in children.
Our objective was to investigate the duration and quality of postoperative analgesia in patients, who were subject to caudal block technique, dorsal penile nerve block or who were administered subcutaneous morphine.
4 ml/kg in group B was injected into the caudal epidural space.
Traditionally caudal agenesis/regression syndromes were classified according to the type of articulation between the ilia and the lowest vertebra present--Renshaw classification.
Objective: To compare caudal block with intrarectal local anesthesia plus periprostatic nerve block for transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy.
Longitud de la cresta sagital externa (LCSE): Distancia desde el extremo caudal de la cresta sagital externa al origen de su bifurcacion craneal (Fig.
spdl, anterior spinodiapophyseal lamina, at, anterior trochanter; bi, bifurcation; cprf, centroprezygapophyseal fossa; cr, caudal rib; cprl, centroprezygapophyseal lamina; dpc, deltopectoral crest; lb, lateral bulge; lt, lateral trochanter; ltf, lateral trochanter fossa; pa, parapophyses; part, posterior articulation; pca, posterior chevron articulation; pfr, pneumatic foramen; pfs, pneumatic fossa; pcdl, posterior centrodiapophyseal lamina; podl, postzygodiapophyseal lamina; post.