post-caudal

caudal

[kawd-l]
adjective
1.
Anatomy, Zoology. of, at, or near the tail or the posterior end of the body.
2.
Zoology. taillike: caudal appendages.
noun
3.
Medicine/Medical. a caudal anesthetic

Origin:
1655–65; < Neo-Latin caudālis, equivalent to Latin caud(a) tail + -ālis -al1

caudally, adverb
postcaudal, adjective
precaudal, adjective
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caudal (ˈkɔːdəl)
 
adj
1.  anatomy of or towards the posterior part of the body
2.  zoology relating to, resembling, or in the position of the tail
 
[C17: from New Latin caudālis, from cauda]
 
'caudally
 
adv

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caudal
1660s, from Mod.L. caudalis, from cauda "tail."
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caudal cau·dal (kôd'l)
adj.

  1. Of, at, or near the tail or hind parts; posterior.

  2. Situated beneath or on the underside; inferior.

  3. Tail-like.

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caudal   (kôd'l)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or near the tail or hind parts of an animal.
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