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caudad

/ˈkɔːdæd/
adverb
1.
(anatomy) towards the tail or posterior part Compare cephalad
Word Origin
C19: from cauda + -ad²
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caudad cau·dad (kô'dād')
adv.
Toward the tail or posterior end of the body; caudally.

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