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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
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caudal

[′kȯd·əl]
(zoology)
Toward, belonging to, or pertaining to the tail or posterior end.
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A 4.0x2.0cm septic thrombus was reported in the hepatic portion of the caudal vena cava (Figure 1A).
6B), also sections of developing caudal vena cava with valves that arose from tunica intima was encountered in all stages of foetal development (Fig.
The aorta was found along with the ventral surface of lumbar and sacral vertebrae, dorsally to the colon, following the caudal vena cava to the right, with the Psoas major, Psoas minor and Quadratus lumborum.