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cauda

 [kaw´da] (pl. cau´dae) (L.)
a tail or tail-like appendage.
cauda equi´na the collection of spinal roots descending from the lower spinal cord and occupying the vertebral canal below the cord.
 Cauda equina, descending from the conus medullaris of the spinal cord. From Dorland's, 2000.

tail

(tāl), [TA]
1. Any tail, or taillike structure, or tapering or elongated extremity of an organ or other part. Synonym(s): cauda [TA]
2. veterinary anatomy a free appendage representing the caudal end of the vertebral column; covered by skin and hair, feathers, or scales.
[A.S. taegl]

cauda

/cau·da/ (kaw´dah) pl. cau´dae   [L.] a tail or taillike appendage.
cauda equi´na  the collection of spinal roots descending from the lower spinal cord and occupying the vertebral canal below the cord.

tail

(tāl) [TA]
1. Any taillike structure, or tapering or elongated extremity of an organ or other part.
2. veterinary anatomy A free appendage representing the caudal end of the vertebral column, covered by skin and hair, feathers, or scales.
Synonym(s): cauda [TA] .
[A.S. taegl]

tail

(tāl) [TA]
Any taillike structure or tapering or elongated extremity.
Synonym(s): cauda [TA] .
[A.S. taegl]

cauda

pl. caudae [L.] a tail or tail-like appendage.

cauda equina
the collection of spinal roots that stream caudally from the end of the spinal cord and occupy the vertebral canal.
cauda equina compression
see lumbosacral stenosis.
cauda equina syndrome
cauda helicis
caudal process of the helix of the ear of the dog.
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