[kou-duh, kaw-]
noun, plural caudae [kou-dee, kaw-] . Anatomy, Zoology.
a tail or taillike appendage.

1690–1700; < Latin: tail Unabridged
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cauda (ˈkɔːdə)
1.  zoology the area behind the anus of an animal; tail
2.  anatomy
 a.  any tail-like structure
 b.  the posterior part of an organ
[Latin: tail]

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cauda cau·da (kô'də)
n. pl. cau·dae (-dē')
A tail or taillike structure, or a tapering or elongated extremity of an organ or other part.

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As the cauda is a specific type of melisma, it contains this special notation.
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