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Caudal

from the Latin: cauda — a tail or tail-like appendage
German: Kaudal

Definition

Caudal is an adjective with, in human anatomy, the meanings: located beneath or on the underside; a position more toward the feet or the inferior end of the body.

Example: the coccyx is located caudal to the sacrum.

The opposite of caudal is cranial.

Specialties: Anatomy

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