caudocephalad

cau·do·ceph·a·lad

(kaw'dō-sef'ăl-ad),
In a direction from the tail toward the head.
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caudocephalad

(kaw-dō-sĕf′ă-lăd) [L. cauda, tail, + Gr. kephale, head, + L. ad, toward]
Moving from the tail end toward the head.
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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).