In view of the extreme interest of these cases I will shortly detail one other in which the cauda equina alone was affected.
They are, however, found already in Provenal poetry, and consist of the forehead (frons) and the tail or veer (cauda).
cauda plerumque longa, cuneata, radiis mollibus, decompositis.
Here the frons is connected with the cauda, which recurs in each stanza as a kind of refrain, by means of concatenatio.
In many stanzas the first and the last part (frons and cauda) are anisometrical.
Poetry, p. 47; it consists of two six-lined, common tail-rhyme stanzas (the pedes), and a shortened one (forming the cauda).
In cauda venenum—Poison lurks in the tail; or, there is a sting in the tail.
Murphy has practised resection of cicatricial or atrophied portions of the cauda, with end-to-end suture.
As to the rhythmical structure of the half-verses used in the cauda of the stanza cf. the explanations given in 64.
This draco and the cauda draconis are frequently mentioned in the old treatises; see Theatrum Chemicum, iii.
cauda cau·da (kô'də)
n. pl. cau·dae (-dē')
A tail or taillike structure, or a tapering or elongated extremity of an organ or other part.