caudal

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caudal

1. Anatomy of or towards the posterior part of the body
2. Zoology relating to, resembling, or in the position of the tail

caudal

[′kȯd·əl]
(zoology)
Toward, belonging to, or pertaining to the tail or posterior end.
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0cm septic thrombus was reported in the hepatic portion of the caudal vena cava (Figure 1A).
Diagnosis by ultrasonography of congestion of the caudal vena cava secondary to thrombosis in 12 cows.
Extrahepatic PSSs usually connect the portal vein or one of this tributaries (left gastric or splenic vein) with the caudal vena cava cranial to the phrenicoabdominal veins.