SKIP TO CONTENT

caudal

Definitions of caudal
  1. adjective
    constituting or relating to a tail
    caudal appendage”
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    cephalic
    of or relating to the head
  2. adjective
    resembling a tail
    synonyms: taillike
    caudate, caudated
    having a tail or taillike appendage
  3. adjective
    situated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises
    caudal fins”
    “the caudal end of the body”
    Synonyms:
    posterior
    located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure
  4. adverb
    toward the posterior end of the body
    synonyms: caudally
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

ACT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week