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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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Activity periods of the lateralis caudae and bulbi rectricium have been measured for takeoff, slow level flight and landing (Gatesy and Dial 1993) and were not requantified here.
Results from stimulation experiments on anesthetized birds help clarify the roles of the bulbi rectricium and lateralis caudae in tail fanning.
Activity patterns of the lateralis caudae and bulbi rectricium differ dramatically.
As in longer horizontal flights, the bulbi rectricium EMG is continuous, whereas the lateralis caudae EMG is phasic [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4B OMITTED].
The intensity of EMG activity in the lateralis caudae and bulbi rectricium was quantified and divided into 40 ms bins [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 4C, D OMITTED].