caudal eminence


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caudal eminence

the rapidly proliferating mass of cells in the form of a taillike prominence found at the caudal extremity of the embryo; remnant of the primitive node.
Synonym(s): end bud, tail bud, tailbud
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cau·dal em·i·nence

(kaw'dăl em'i-nĕns)
The taillike caudal end of the embryo; it does not, however, form a tail in human embryos.
Synonym(s): end bud, tail bud.
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