Caudocephalad | definition of caudocephalad by Medical dictionary
In a direction from the tail toward the head.
caudocephalad (kaw-dō-sĕf′ă-lăd) [L. cauda, tail, + Gr. kephale, head, + L. ad, toward]
Moving from the tail end toward the head.
References in periodicals archive
In the anterograde approach, which is one of the newest techniques, the electrode is moved toward the sacral roots in the caudocephalad
direction after entering via the sacral hiatus (61).
For decades, researchers have investigated the human response under caudocephalad (headward) accelerations and the corresponding potential for thoracolumbar injury.
Much of the early work investigating thoracolumbar injury tolerance to caudocephalad (headward) acceleration was related to aviation and ejector seats.