HyperDic: caudal

English > 4 senses of the word caudal:
ADJECTIVEpertcaudalconstituting / constituting or relating to a tail
allcaudal, taillikeresembling a tail
allcaudalsituated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises
ADVERBallcaudal, caudallytoward the posterior end of the body
caudal > pronunciation
Soundskaa'dahl; kao'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > caudal: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningconstituting / constituting or relating to a tail.
Example"caudal appendage"
OppositecephalicOf or relating to the head
Spanishcaudal
Nounscaudaany taillike structure
tailthe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
English > caudal: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningresembling a tail.
Synonymtaillike
Broadercaudate, caudatedHaving a tail or taillike appendage
Spanishcaudal
Catalancaudal
Nounscaudaany taillike structure
English > caudal: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsituated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises.
Examples
  • "caudal fins"
  • "the caudal end of the body"
BroaderposteriorLocated at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure
Spanishcaudal
Catalancaudal
Adverbscaudally, caudaltoward the posterior end of the body
English > caudal: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningToward the posterior end of the body.
Synonymcaudally
Adjectivescaudalsituated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises

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