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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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However, as we moved caudally, we observed that the tumor had extended toward the dens, which necessitated a ventral access that would not be possible with a posterolateral approach alone.
It is conically shaped with the apical hub pointing cranially, and 6 stainless steel legs radiating caudally (Figure 9A).
The spinal cord ends at the level of the L1-L2 disk space, with the nerve roots extending caudally in an enclosed sac known as the dural sac (DS).
Both outgrowths elongate medially and caudally to form the thymopharyngeal ducts.
The blunt incision used for the endoscopic examination was extended cranially and caudally with scissors.
In lateral view, aedeagal shaft strongly sinuated, apical 1/3 of shaft angled as right angle, then directed caudally (Fig.
8] The proximal extent of the PLND is the common iliac artery, and continues caudally to include internal and external iliac templates and obturator fossa.
As the scanning is directed caudally, the carotid artery separates from the internal jugular and subclavian veins, and the right brachiocehalic vein appears.
Fibrolipomas of the filum terminale are usually more caudally located and generally much smaller.
Adenomas can expand cephalad into the suprasellar cistern and compress the optic chiasm and optic nerves, caudally to erode the sella turcia, and laterally to compress or invade the cavernous sinuses.
Depression of the orbital roof, which forms the floor of the frontal fossa, can also cause the brain to be caudally situated.