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caudal

 [kaw´d'l]
1. pertaining to a cauda.
2. situated more toward the cauda, or tail, than some specified reference point; away from the head.
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cau·dal

(kaw'dăl), [TA]
Pertaining to the tail.
Synonym(s): caudalis [TA]
[Mod. L. caudalis]
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caudal

(kôd′l)
adj. Anatomy
1.
a. Of, at, or near the tail or hind parts; posterior: the caudal fin of a fish.
b. Situated beneath or on the underside; inferior.
2. Similar to a tail in form or function.

cau′dal·ly adv.
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caudal

A maternal effect gene which is important for patterning of posterior abdominal segments of Drosophila melanogaster embryos.
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cau·dal

(kaw'dăl) [TA]
1. Pertaining to the tail.
2. veterinary anatomy Denoting a position nearer to the tail.
[Mod. L. caudalis ]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

caudal

Pertaining to the tail end of the body. Denoting a tailward direction in anatomy. Although not externally visible, the human tail still exists, in a vestigial form, as the COCCYX.
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caudal

relating to or in the position of the tail; for example, the caudal fin of fish.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

cau·dal

(kaw'dăl) [TA]
Pertaining to the tail.
[Mod. L. caudalis ]
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The cranial facial flexor zone is known as an area of constriction of the nasal bones caudally, and responsible for the major part of the cranial kinetics (LIVEZEY; ZUSI, 2007).
The aim of this study was to compare postoperative analgesic efficacy of 0.175% ropivacaine and 0.175% bupivacaine injected caudally into infants, who undergo lower abdominal surgery.
Its fibers are ventrally oriented and insert on the dorsal surface of a tenuous aponeurosis XI that inserts on the medial surface of the mandible, caudally to the aponeurosis X.
The right kidney was dorsum caudally positioned from the liver while the left kidney was dorsum caudally positioned from greater curvature of the stomach.
From its origin close to the DMB, the MLF extended caudally along the floor plate into the rhombencephalon (Figure 3(a)).
Since teratomas arise from embryonic totipotent cells that theoretically arise from Henson's node and migrate caudally to rest in the coccyx, many advocate for coccygectomy when a sacrococcygeal teratoma is diagnosed, whether at birth or in an adult [6,7,9,14,15].
Spectacles-shaped sclerite, rather well-sclerotised, with a stronger, melanised cylindrical structure caudally (Fig.
Cervical-thoracic MRI, performed 22-day after the rash, showed contrast enhancing T2-hyperintense intramedullary lesions extending caudally from C2-C3 consistent with myelitis (Figure 1).
(1), (6) The greater curvature is displaced superiorly, and the lesser curvature lies more caudally in the abdomen.
Diferentiating dermal sinuses from sacral dimples Dermal sinus Sacral dimple Location Anywhere from tip of Usually in the natal the nose to coccyx, cleft, directed slightly off the caudally towards tip midline of coccyx Appearance Punctuate, may be Much larger, almost almost invisible crater-like Associated Often skin Nil features discoloration or tuft of hair Complications Meningitis (often Mainly cosmetic recurrent), dermoid tumour Investigation MRI mandatory Seldom necessary Patients may be asymptomatic or have lower limb weakness, sphincter problems and/or skeletal deformities due to myelodysplasia, neural compression or spinal cord tethering, neural compression and myelodysplasia.
Their spinous process and transverse processes increased in size caudally as the spinous process became more erect.