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caudad

 [kaw´dad]
directed toward the tail or distal end; opposite of cephalad.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

caudad

(kô′dăd′)
adv.
Toward the tail or posterior end of the body; caudally.
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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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cau·dad

(kaw'dad)
In a direction toward the tail.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The cephalad and caudad tilting of the transducer should be applied to obtain the best view of the ligamentum flavum and dura mater complex.
Caption: Figure 2: Attempted left internal iliac artery selective arteriogram with a 5 F SOS catheter shows the catheter tip in the left ureter and brisk flow of contrast into the left ureter (solid blue arrow) flowing caudad into the urinary bladder (solid red arrow).
This technique involves bridging the pars defect with a rod anchored by a cephalad pedicle screw and caudad laminar hook combined with bone grafting.
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2D); ventro-cephalic angle broadly rounded, its ventral margin gradually ascendant caudad to the more rounded ventro-caudal angle (Fig.
The abnormal bone curved caudad towards the right side of the distal sacral vertebra but was not directly attached to the sacrum.
The occipital artery was identified at a level 1.5 cm caudad to the external occipital protuberance.
Pronotum with posterolateral corners broadly rounded or truncated, not pointed or produced caudad (Fig.
Creation of the bladder flap is then completed in the caudad direction approximately 1-2 cm over the ring/cup (see photo 2).
(4) This manifests in several ways: (i) an increase in cephalad and caudad peak velocities; (ii) spatial inhomogeneity in velocities; (iii) simultaneous bidirectional flow; and (iv) substantial net craniad or caudad flows within particular voxels and sub regions during the cardiac cycle (Figs 4a - d and 5a - f).