caudal

Definitions of caudal
  1. adjective
    constituting or relating to a tail
    caudal appendage”
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    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
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