caudocephalad


caudocephalad
adv. [L. cauda, tail; Gr. kephale, head]
Directed toward the head from the caudal region.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • caudocephalad — In a direction from the tail toward the head. * * * cau·do·ceph·a·lad (kaw″do sefґə ləd) [cauda + cephalad] 1. proceeding in a direction from the tail toward the head. 2. cephalad. 3. in both a caudal and a cephalic direction …   Medical dictionary

  • cephalad — In a direction toward the head. SEE ALSO: cranial (1). * * * ceph·a·lad sef ə .lad adv toward the head or anterior end of the body * * * adj. towards the head. * * * ceph·a·lad (sefґə lad) [cephal + ad] proceeding toward the head, as opposed …   Medical dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.