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adj. Anatomy
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.
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Adv.1.caudally - toward the posterior end of the body
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