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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]

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]
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Cauda equina sendromu, coklu lomber ve sakral sinir koklerinin kompresif noropatisi sonucu cift tarafli iskiyatik agri, alt ekstremite zayifligi, barsak ve mesane disfonksiyonu ile birlikte gorulen bir norolojik tablodur.
Aguardente Cauda Teor Alcoolico (1) 42,16 15,79 Cobre (2) 3,41 3,72 Acidez volatil (3) 67,88 249,73 Furfural (3) 0,02 0,40 Aldeidos (3) 38,24 2,92 Esteres (3) 39,15 1,45 Metanol (3) 11,17 6,61 Alcoois Superiores (3) 745,46 90,27 Coeficiente de congeneres (3) 890,75 344,77 (1) em %v/v a 20[degrees]C; (2) em ppm; (3) mg/100ml alcool anidro.
Expression of GPx5 protein in the caput was higher than in the corpus and the cauda (p<0.001).
The physiotherapist referred her back to orthopaedic triage at the hospital, but Ginny believes cauda equina syndrome should already have been suspected and that she should have been given an urgent MRI scan.
It is clear that surgery is the first choice, when severe pain, despite medical treatment, progressive neurological deficit, and cauda equina syndrome are present in patients with extruded and sequestrated lumbar disc herniation.
Intraoperatively, a dark reddish nodular mass was found adhering to the cauda equina, and the surgical plane was ill-defined between the mass and the nerve roots.
Posterior migration has been reported in about 70 cases in the literature, mostly involving L3-L4 [10], commonly presenting with polyradiculopathies and cauda equina syndrome [1-6].
VeGf was expressed the strongest in corpus of epididymis, weaker at the caput, and weakest at the cauda (Figures 1, 2, and 3).
A laminectomy shortly after midnight the next day found no cause and the surgeon's only explanation was cauda equine contusion during the retraction of the L3 root and cauda equine dura during the L2/L3 disc removal.