caudal


cau·dal

adjective \ˈk-dəl\

Definition of CAUDAL

1
:  of, relating to, or being a tail
2
:  directed toward or situated in or near the tail or posterior part of the body
cau·dal·ly \-də-lē\ adverb

Origin of CAUDAL

New Latin caudalis, from Latin cauda tail
First Known Use: 1661

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

Rhymes with CAUDAL

cau·dal

adjective \ˈkd-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CAUDAL

1
: of, relating to, or being a tail
2
: situated in or directed toward the hind part of the body
cau·dal·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb

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