Subcaudal Sub*cau"dal, a. (Anat.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the tail; as, the subcaudal, or chevron, bones. [1913 Webster]

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  • subcaudal — subcaudal, ale, aux [sybkodal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1845; de sub , et caudal. ❖ ♦ Didact. Placé sous la queue. || Tectrices subcaudales …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • subcaudal — subcaudal, ale (sub kô dal, da l ) adj. Qui est placé sous la queue …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • subcaudal — adj. 2 g. Que está por baixo da cauda …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • subcaudal — adjective On the underside of the tail. a snakes subcaudal plates …   Wiktionary

  • subcaudal — sub·caudal …   English syllables

  • subcaudal — adj. of or concerning the region under the tail or the back part of the body …   Useful english dictionary

  • Subcaudal scales — In snakes, the subcaudal scales are the enlarged plates on the underside of the tail.Wright AH, Wright AA. 1957. Handbook of Snakes. Comstock Publishing Associates (7th printing, 1985). 1105 pp. ISBN 0 8014 0463 0.] These scales may be either… …   Wikipedia

  • subcaudal marsupium — the name applied to the brood pouch in Syngnathidae. It consists of a vascularized groove formed by flaps of skin along the underside of the tail of males …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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