Definition of Caudad

1. adv. Backwards; toward the tail or posterior part.

Definition of Caudad

1. Adverb. (zoology) backwards; toward the tail or posterior part ¹

2. Adverb. (anatomy) towards the feet (only in humans) ¹

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Definition of Caudad

1. toward the tail [adv]

Medical Definition of Caudad

1. 1. In a direction toward the tail. 2. Situated nearer the tail in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of craniad. See: inferior. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caudad

cauda equina
cauda fasciae dentatae
cauda helicis
cauda nuclei caudati
cauda pancreatis
cauda striati
caudad (current term)
caudal anaesthesia
caudal anesthesia
caudal appendage
caudal block
caudal canal
caudal fin
caudal fins
caudal flexure
caudal keel
caudal keels
caudal ligament
caudal neuropore
caudal neurosecretory system

Literary usage of Caudad

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1. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1890)
"The caudad fork, dividing into two branches, enters the mandibular muscles. ... This nerve extends caudad of its attachment to nerve 3 (fig. v), ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1893)
"... three in a row extending ventro cephalad and the fourth caudad of the last one in the row. The dorsum of the remaining segments i FIG. 2. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1883)
"15 mm. caudad of A. subclavia a considerable ramus is directed meso-caudad ... caudad of this point and opposite the bifurcation of its sinistral homologue ..."

4. Bulletin of the Scientific Laboratories of Denison University by Denison University, Denison Scientific Association (1888)
"From within the cephalad and caudad extremities of the valves numerous ... In a dorsal view, the shell is sub-fusiform, being widest caudad of the middle. ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"Bounded mesad by the mantle-edge, laterad by the interparietal sulcus, cephalad by the sulcus next caudad to the superior ..."

6. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"The lower lip is also united to the jaw by a frenulum in the median line; it is again united to the jaw just caudad of the canine tooth, ..."

7. Neurology by Hermann Adolphi, Maurice Bedot, Karl Rudolf Burckhardt, M. von Davidoff, Pierre A. Fish, Benjamin Freeman Kingsbury, Wilhelm Krause, A. Oyarzun, F. C. Waite (1885)
"Dorso-caudad of the portas lie the cell areas from which spring fibers which join the dorsal cerebral commissure. This is molded about a core of alba from ..."

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