cauda

SYN: tail (1). [L. a tail]
- c. epididymidis [TA] SYN: tail of epididymis.
- c. equina [TA] the bundle of spinal nerve roots arising from the lumbosacral enlargement and medullary cone and running through the lumbar cistern (subarachnoid space) within the vertebral canal below the first lumbar vertebra; it comprises the roots of all the spinal nerves below the first lumbar. [L. horse tail]
- c. fasciae dentatae SYN: uncus band of Giacomini.
- c. helicis [TA] SYN: tail of helix.
- c. nuclei caudati [TA] SYN: tail of caudate nucleus.
- c. pancreatis [TA] SYN: tail of pancreas.
- c. striati SYN: tail of caudate nucleus.

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cau·da 'kau̇d-ə, 'kȯd- n, pl cau·dae 'kau̇-.dī, 'kȯ-.dē a taillike appendage: TAIL

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n.
a tail-like structure. The cauda equina is a bundle of nerve roots from the lumbar, sacral, and coccygeal spinal nerves that descend nearly vertically from the spinal cord until they reach their respective openings in the vertebral column.

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cau·da (kawґdə) pl. cauґdae [L.] 1. a tail or taillike appendage. 2. an anatomical structure resembling such an appendage.

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  • cauda — s. f. 1. Apêndice posterior móvel do corpo de alguns animais. 2. Conjunto das penas do uropígio das aves. = RABO 3. Parte oposta à cabeça dos peixes. = RABO 4. Parte posterior, geralmente alongada, de algo (ex.: cauda do avião). = RETAGUARDA… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • CAUDA — in aliis animalibus Hebraice Zanab; in ove Aliah, dicitur, voce maxime propriâ. Exodi c. 29. v. 22. Et capies ex ariete adipem et caudam. Et Levit. c. 3, v. 9. de agno, qui offertur in sacrificium Eucharisticum, caudam integram usque ad cocoygem …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Cauda —   [lateinisch »Schweif«, »Schwanz«] die, /...dae, Anatomie: sich verjüngender Abschnitt von Organen; z. B. Cauda equina, das pferdeschweifförmige Nervenfaserbündel am Ende des Rückenmarks.   * * * Cau|da, die; [lat. cauda = Schweif, Schwanz]: 1.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cauda — cáuda s. f., g. d. art. cáudei Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  cáuda s. f. 1. (anat.) Partea subţiată posterioară ori terminală a unui organism sau organ. 2. (muz.) Coda. (< lat. cauda) Trimis de claudia, 13 …   Dicționar Român

  • Cauda — (lat.), 1) Schwanz; 2) (Bot.), fadenförmiges Anhängsel; daher Caudātus, geschwänzt; 3) C. equīna (Anat.), Pferdeschweif, die letzte Endigung des Rückenmarks; 4) Cauda ceti, Stern, s. Deneb Kaitos …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • cauda — (Del lat. cauda, cola). f. Falda o cola de la capa magna o consistorial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Cauda — (lat.), Schwanz; C. equina, Pferdeschwanz, die aus dem Ende des Rückenmarks entspringenden Nerven (s. Rückenmark) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cauda — (lat.), Schwanz; C. equīna, Pferdeschweif, die untersten Nervenstränge des Rückenmarks …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cauda — The Cauda is a characteristic feature of songs in the Conductus style of a cappella music which flourished between the mid 12th and the mid 13th century. The conductus style placed strict rules on composition, and some such rules were devoted to… …   Wikipedia

  • cauda — (Del lat. cauda, cola.) ► sustantivo femenino Cola de la capa magna de los arzobispos. * * * cauda (del lat. «cauda», cola) f. *Cola de la capa magna de los *obispos y arzobispos. * * * cauda. (Del lat. cauda, cola). f. Falda o cola de la capa… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cauda — Schwanz (Rute) eines Labradors Bei den Wirbeltieren ist ein Schwanz (lat. cauda, griech. ουρά) das mit Muskeln, Sehnen, Haut und eventuell Fell (bzw. Schuppen oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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