caudate

[kaw-deyt]
adjective Zoology.
having a tail or taillike appendage.
Also, caudated.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Neo-Latin caudātus, equivalent to Latin caud(a) tail + -ātus -ate1

caudation, noun
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caudate or caudated (ˈkɔːdeɪt)
 
adj
having a tail or a tail-like appendage
 
[C17: from New Latin caudātus, from cauda]
 
caudated or caudated
 
adj
 
[C17: from New Latin caudātus, from cauda]
 
cau'dation or caudated
 
n

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The researchers also found that there was far more jumping-gene activity in the hippocampus than in the caudate nucleus.
Its anterior end is continuous with the lower part of the head of the caudate nucleus and with the anterior perforated substance.
It ascends between the lentiform nucleus and the external capsule, and ends in the caudate nucleus.
Additionally, the putamen and the caudate nucleus were not linked together.
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