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Definition of "cauda" [cauda]

  • In zoology and anatomy, a tail or tail-like appendage. (noun)
  • In botany, a tail-like appendage. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "cauda" in a sentence
  • "As already mentioned (page 750), the term cauda equina is applied to this collection of nerve roots."
  • "And, indeed, the nerve mass is called cauda equina (kaw'duh ee-kw/nuh; "tail of a horse" L)."
  • "From the appearance these nerves present at their attachment to the medulla spinalis and from their great length they are collectively termed the cauda equina (Fig. 662)."