cephalocaudal

ceph·a·lo·cau·dal

(sef'ă-lō-kaw'dăl),
Relating to both head and tail, that is, to the long axis of the body.
[cephalo- + L. cauda, tail]

cephalocaudal

[sef′əlōkô′dəl]
Etymology: Gk, kephale + L, cauda, tail
pertaining to the long axis of the body, or the relationship between the head and the base of the spine. Also called cephalocercal [sef′əlōsur′kəl] .
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6) For this study, the following were designated the 'classic dermatological measles syndrome': Koplik's spots, other typical oral manifestations (stomatitis), conjunctivitis, and a morbilliform rash with cephalocaudal spread.
Observers received information regarding the presence of Koplik's spots, conjunctival manifestations, oral manifestations (stomatitis) and cephalocaudal progression of the rash.
Cephalocaudal spread of the rash was observed in 76.
113) This sign represents a large ovoid radiolucency extending in a cephalocaudal axis within the abdomen.
Growth of the human newborn, proceeds in the cephalocaudal direction, in early infancy24.
7) Guyuron et al used a six-category system: septal tilt, anteroposterior G-shape, cephalocaudal C-shape, anteroposterior S-shape, cephalocaudal B-shape, and wide spurs.
coiled/ folded filament, flagellum with ansa, bend at cephalocaudal region, amorphous, double headed, double tailed, coiled with microcephali, hook less flagella and multiple abnormalities (Fig.
Contraction and activation of the abdominal and anterior thoracic cage muscles may assist in stabilising the divided sternum, thereby achieving reductions of excessive motion in the anteroposterior and cephalocaudal planes during movement of the trunk.
The prolate ellipse formula [[pi]/6(transverse diameter x anterior-posterior diameter x cephalocaudal diameter)], which is the most widely used in urology (36), was applied as a sufficiently accurate method of prostate volume estimation.
The predominance of miliary nodules in relation to cephalocaudal axis, their margin and size are not helpful features to the differential diagnosis of diseases presenting with a miliary pattern (8).
In the normal course of events, the bowel of the developing embryo herniates into the extraembryonic coelomic cavity, where it makes a 90[degrees] cephalocaudal rotation before returning into the intra-abdominal cavity and completing a 270[degrees] counterclockwise rotation.
Icterus progresses from head to toe in a caudal distribution so that the progression of cephalocaudal jaundice may be helpful in quantifying the degree of jaundice.