caudate

or cau·dat·ed

[ kaw-deyt or kaw-dey-tid ]
/ ˈkɔ deɪt or ˈkɔ deɪ tɪd /

adjective Zoology.

having a tail or taillike appendage.

Nearby words

  1. caudal,
  2. caudal anesthesia,
  3. caudal fin,
  4. caudal flexure,
  5. caudal transverse fissure,
  6. caudate lobe,
  7. caudate nucleus,
  8. caudate process,
  9. caudatum,
  10. caudex

Origin of caudate

1590–1600; < New Latin caudātus, equivalent to Latin caud(a) tail + -ātus -ate1

Related formscau·da·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for caudate

caudate

caudated

/ (ˈkɔːdeɪt) /

adjective

having a tail or a tail-like appendage
Derived Formscaudation, noun

Word Origin for caudate

C17: from New Latin caudātus, from cauda

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