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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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Leptin stain was seen in both caput and cauda regions of EDL and contra-lateral side, although the contra-lateral side showed a more intense stain.
As a result, it should be kept in mind that serious complications like the cauda equina syndrome might develop after an epidural lysis procedure which may considerably affect the patients' quality of life in a negative way.
In view of our observations of GNAQ expression in caput, corpus, and cauda epididymis and testes, we speculated that GNAQ may play a role in estrogen signaling associated with germ-cell differentiation, and that this role may be dependent upon the progression stage of the spermatogenic event.
Paraganglioma of the cauda equina with associated intramedullary cyst: MR findings.
Cauda como maximo la mitad del largo de los sifunculos, sin constriccion alguna, con 4-5 setas.
Extradural lumbar disc herniation causing cauda equina syndrome: A Case report and review of literature.
A metastasizing ependymoma of the cauda equine: case report.
Estenosis vertebral lumbosacra (sindrome de cauda equina).
The effects of a change in posture on the position of the cauda equina have been studied using MRI (11); the lateral decubitus position with fully flexed legs creates a free zone in the posterior subarachnoid space (12,13), with anterior displacement of the cauda equina, which may also be displaced to the dependent side (12,13).
This small group of patients with low back pain for whom prompt imaging is "absolutely indicated" is composed of those with suspected vertebral infection, cauda equina syndrome, cancer, severe progressive neurologic deficits, or vertebral compression fracture.
This small group of patients with low back pain for whom prompt imaging is "absolutely indicated" is comprised of those with suspected vertebral infection, cauda equina syndrome, cancer, severe progressive neurologic deficits, or vertebral compression fracture.