caudad


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caudad

 [kaw´dad]
directed toward the tail or distal end; opposite of cephalad.

cau·dad

(kaw'dad),
1. In a direction toward the tail.
See also: inferior.
2. Situated nearer the tail in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of craniad.
See also: inferior.

caudad

/cau·dad/ (kaw´dad) directed toward the tail or distal end; opposite to cephalad.

caudad

(kô′dăd′)
adv.
Toward the tail or posterior end of the body; caudally.

caudad

[kô′dad]
Etymology: L, cauda, tail
toward the tail or end of the body, away from the head. Compare cephalad.

cau·dad

(kaw'dad)
1. In a direction toward the tail.
2. Situated nearer the tail in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of craniad.
See also: inferior

caudad (kˑ·dad),

adj directed toward the rear or tail.

cau·dad

(kaw'dad)
In a direction toward the tail.

caudad

directed toward the tail or distal end; opposite of cephalad.
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5D); lateral lobes reddish brown, ventro-cephalic angle broadly rounded, its ventral margin gradually ascendant caudad to more rounded ventrocaudal angle (Fig.
Laccocoris limicola is in the spurcus group, which is characterized as having slightly shortened membranes of the hemelytra and brachypterous or micropterous hindwings, and the posterolateral angles of the pronotum are more or less acute and recurved caudad (Poisson 1949; Linnavuori 1987).
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Teeth in about 5 rows; 7 teeth along middle, about 17 along posterior margin, but at least one tooth missing; teeth compressed, along margins and anteriorly slender, unicuspid; mediad and caudad slightly coarser and longer, bicuspid, with strong posterior, antrorse cusp, and minor anterior blunt or pointed cusp subdistally.
The procedure involved dissecting the periosteal sleeve off of the medial clavicle from the cranial to caudad surface, keeping a tube intact for later repair.
The hernia sac of indirect inguinal hernias usually remains within the inguinal canal or courses caudad into the scrotum or labia.
Two lines are drawn, one through the superior surface of the first normal vertebra cephalad to the lesion and one through the inferior surface of the first normal vertebra caudad to the lesion (11).
I would be interested to know whether the results would have been different if other commonly used techniques had been employed (eg, caudad glides, Mulligan-style mobilisations with movement, techniques using a seat belt etc.
Local anaesthetic (5-10 ml) is administered to block this nerve before re-positioning the needle slightly more caudad to stimulate the lateral cord (median nerve).
The MARS retractor frame features a removable medial blade for increased adaptability; individually retracted blades at three positions; a release lever to relax retractor tension on tissue; cephalad, caudad and lateral blade retraction to allow for multi-level procedures; several table arm attachment points to maintain intraoperative rigidity; infinite blade adjustment; large and small retractor frames to provide additional system flexibility; and up to 20 degrees of blade angulation to provide exposure at all four positions.
The superior pericardial recess is usually caudad to the aortic arch, but sometimes extends cephalad and rightward into the right paratracheal region between the brachiocephalic vessels and the trachea, even in patients without pericardial effusion.
15 scalpel blade immediately behind the last rib as it crosses the ventral border of the flexor cruris medialis muscle and continued caudad for 3-4 mm.