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caudal

 [kaw´d'l]
1. pertaining to a cauda.
2. situated more toward the cauda, or tail, than some specified reference point; away from the head.

cau·dal

(kaw'dăl), [TA]
Pertaining to the tail.
Synonym(s): caudalis [TA]
[Mod. L. caudalis]

caudal

/cau·dal/ (kaw´d'l)
1. pertaining to a cauda.
2. situated more toward the cauda, or tail, than some specified reference point; toward the inferior (in humans) or posterior (in animals) end of the body.

caudal

(kôd′l)
adj. Anatomy
1.
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.

cau′dal·ly adv.

caudal

[kô′dəl]
toward the distal end of the body or an inferior position.

caudal

A maternal effect gene which is important for patterning of posterior abdominal segments of Drosophila melanogaster embryos.

cau·dal

(kaw'dăl) [TA]
1. Pertaining to the tail.
2. veterinary anatomy Denoting a position nearer to the tail.
[Mod. L. caudalis ]

caudal

Pertaining to the tail end of the body. Denoting a tailward direction in anatomy. Although not externally visible, the human tail still exists, in a vestigial form, as the COCCYX.

caudal

relating to or in the position of the tail; for example, the caudal fin of fish.

caudal

distal end of the spine (opposite: rostral)

caudal (kˑ·dl),

adj positioned underneath or toward the bottom. Also called
inferior.

cau·dal

(kaw'dăl) [TA]
Pertaining to the tail.
[Mod. L. caudalis ]

caudal

1. pertaining to a cauda.
2. situated more towards the cauda, or tail, than some specified reference point; toward the inferior (in humans) or hinder (in animals) end of the body. See also posterior.

caudal anesthesia
a type of regional anesthesia in which the anesthetizing solution is injected into the caudal area of the spinal canal through the caudal end of the sacrum and tail. It affects the caudal nerve roots, and renders the cervix, vagina and perineum insensitive to pain.
caudal cervical instability
see wobbler syndrome. Called also caudal cervical malformation-malarticulation.
caudal cervical malformation/malarticulation
caudal cervical instability (see wobbler syndrome).
caudal fold test
the single intradermal (SID) fold tuberculin test for tuberculosis.
caudal impression of liver
the renal impression.
caudal sheath
part of the maturation process of spermatid to spermatozoa; a caudal sheath of microtubules develops at the caudal edge of the head cap. Called also manchette.
caudal tailfold
when the cow's tail is lifted there are two, rarely a single central, folds of skin from the edges of the ventral surface of the tail to beside the anus. The site of injection and a control for the single intradermal test. See also caudal fold test (above).
caudal tract
usually refers to the tubular part of the female genital tract.
caudal vena cava
see vena cava.
caudal vena caval thrombosis
thrombosis of the caudal vena cava arises from a hepatic abscess. The commonest result is the subsequent shedding of emboli and the development of a chronic pulmonary disease often terminated by massive pulmonary hemorrhage and bleeding to death through the mouth and nostrils. Others suffer a chronic course with anemia, dyspnea and persistent cough and are euthanatized because of cachexia and prolonged distress.
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The ventral nasal meatus extended rostrally into vestibule, while caudally it received the ventral limb of the middle nasal meatus (Fig.
pterygoideus ventralis lateralis (Pt V Lat) (Figure 3) takes origin as a tenuous aponeurosis 9 on the crista lateralis ospalatinum with caudally oriented fibers inserted on the ventral surface of a wide aponeurosis XVI.
The shape of the kidneys was similar to a bean where it was possible to locate cranial and caudal pole dorsal and ventral surface and medially directed hilum where it was observed in each kidneys an artery and a renal vein and their ureters extending caudally until reaching the urinary bladder.
From its origin close to the DMB, the MLF extended caudally along the floor plate into the rhombencephalon (Figure 3(a)).
Ectophallus with robust diverging anterior apodemes, which continue caudally beyond the zygoma and join together to form a prominent V-shaped process overhanging the aedeagus (arrowed in Fig.
38) The 2nd branchial arch enlarges caudally, extending toward the enlarging epicardial ridge of the 5th branchial arch.
A unilateral INO is due to the interruption of the ipsilateral MLF after it has crossed the midline caudally in the pons from its site of origin in the contralateral abducens nucleus.
in all other salamanders the collecting ducts bend caudally during development (Rodgers and Risley, 1938) and either anastomose and enter the cloaca (in the Plethodontidae and some Salamandridae; Francis, 1934; Baker, 1965; Strickland, 1966), anastomose and enter Wolthan ducts (in the Ambystomatidae, Amphiumidae, and some Salamandridae, Baker, 1945; Baker and Taylor, 1964; Baker, 1965), or enter the cloaca individually (in the Cryptobranchidae and Hynobiidae; Ratcliff, 1965; Yamagiwa, 1924).
At operation, a cystic mass was seen in the posterior mediastinum abutting the oesophagus, extending caudally through a defect in the right dome of the diaphragm to a cleft between the liver and the right kidney.
The anterior and posterior vitreous chambers are anechoic, and the curved hyperechoic posterior wall of the globe is seen caudally [2,9].