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 (kô′dāt′) also cau·dat·ed (-dā′tĭd)
Having a tail or taillike appendage.

[Medieval Latin caudātus, from Latin cauda, tail.]

cau·da′tion n.


(ˈkɔːdeɪt) or


(Biology) having a tail or a tail-like appendage
[C17: from New Latin caudātus, from cauda]
cauˈdation n


(ˈkɔ deɪt)

also cau′dat•ed,

having a tail or taillike appendage.
[1590–1600; < New Latin]
cau•da′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caudate - a tail-shaped basal ganglion located in a lateral ventricle of the brain
basal ganglion - any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement
corpus striatum, striate body, striatum - a striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus
2.caudate - amphibians that resemble lizards
amphibian - cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
Caudata, order Caudata, order Urodella, Urodella - salamanders; newts; congo snakes
Adj.1.caudate - having a tail or taillike appendage
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
acaudal, acaudate - lacking a tail or taillike appendage
2.caudate - (of a leaf shape) tapering gradually into a long taillike tip
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
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A 40% to 60% reduction in CSF corresponds to an estimated 55% to 85% reduction in mHTT in the cortex and 20% to 50% in the caudate regions of the brain in humans.
The liver has been divided into right, left, caudate and quadrate lobes by the peritoneal reflections and by the attachment of ligaments.
Dog number 1 had cholangiocarcinoma in the left lobe of the liver and portal fibrosis in the hepatic pappilary process of the caudate lobe.
It has an area known as the caudate nucleus that acts as a kind of "autopilot" and "reward system" - getting us home from work, for example, and telling us when it's time to eat, drink, have sex and do other things that keep us alive and happy.
Using this scheme, the aim was to segment nine mid-brain structures including left ventricle, right ventricle, third ventricle, anterior commissure, posterior commissure, left putamen, right putamen, left caudate nucleus and right caudate nucleus.
The patient had brain MRI, which showed a general brain atrophy (the wasting away or decrease in size of an organ or tissue in the body) and severe atrophic changes in the basal ganglia especially the head of the caudate nucleus and that's when the Huntington disease was suspected and the genetic testing was ordered," said Dr Al Madani.
MR (Figure 1A) axial FLAIR image demonstrates abnormal signal intensity within the left caudate nucleus.
Subjects with hoarding disorder proved to have significantly greater serotonin transporter binding than healthy controls in the bilateral amygdala, nucleus accumbens, putamen, and right caudate nucleus.
Under the company's QEEG study, ADHD and ASD presented functional abnormalities within the thalamus, hippocampus and caudate nucleus.
Hypoplastic left lobe of liver with accessory caudate lobe.
The pathological process, which ultimately leads to neuronal loss mainly in the caudate and putamen, is induced - in a truly dominant manner - by a single copy of the mutant allele.
The focus of this work is to develop a system, which can assist doctors and bio-informatics practitioners in the diagnosis of PD in the early stages itself by monitoring the changes in the putamen and caudate regions of the brain and by measuring the eye-hand coordination level.