Caudad
Caudad Cau"dad, adv. [L. cauda tail + ad to.] (Zo["o]l.) Backwards; toward the tail or posterior part. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • caudad — [kô′dad΄] adv. 〚< L cauda, tail + AD2〛 Anat. Zool. toward the tail or the caudal part of the body; posteriorly: opposed to CEPHALAD * * * cau·dad (kôʹdăd ) adv. Toward the tail or posterior end of the body; …   Universalium

  • caudad — [kô′dad΄] adv. [< L cauda, tail + AD2] Anat. Zool. toward the tail or the caudal part of the body; posteriorly: opposed to CEPHALAD …   English World dictionary

  • caudad — adverb Etymology: Latin cauda Date: 1888 toward the tail or posterior end …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caudad — towards the tail, posteriorly …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • caudad — adv. [L. cauda, tail; ad, toward] Toward the tail region or posterior end of the body; see cephalad …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • caudad — 1. In a direction toward the tail. 2. Situated nearer the tail in relation to a specific reference point; opposite of craniad. SEE ALSO: inferior. * * * cau·dad kȯ .dad adv toward the tail or posterior end * * * cau·dad (kawґdad) directed toward …   Medical dictionary

  • caudad — adv. toward the tail or rear (Zoology, Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caudad — cau·dad …   English syllables

  • caudad — /ˈkɔdæd/ (say kawdad) adverb Zoology, Anatomy towards the tail or posterior end of the body (opposed to cephalad). {Latin cauda tail + ad to} …   Australian English dictionary

  • caudad — ˈkȯˌdad adverb Etymology: caud + ad anatomy : toward the tail or posterior end opposed to cephalad * * * cauˈdad adjective (esp zoology and anatomy) Towards the tail • • • …   Useful english dictionary

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