cauda

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cauda any taillike structure
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cauda In zoology and anatomy, a tail or tail-like appendage.
    • n cauda In botany, a tail-like appendage.
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Usage

In literature:

Perhaps the little affair of the cauda has leaked out?
"The Monikins" by J. Fenimore Cooper
Cauda Equina (Lat., horse's tail).
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Cauda mediocris, fere aequalis.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
In view of the extreme interest of these cases I will shortly detail one other in which the cauda equina alone was affected.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Rectal cauda: the terminal, tubular process or tail terminating the abdomen of some male Hemiptera.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Running under the lee of a little island called Cauda, we managed with difficulty to haul in the ship's boat.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
Murphy has practised resection of cicatricial or atrophied portions of the cauda, with end-to-end suture.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The levator coccygis is less altered in different species of the family than is the lateralis caudae.
"Phylogeny of the Waxwings and Allied Birds" by M. Dale Arvey
Chaldhowa, yet that the local pronunciation is invariably Cauda (=Calda), corresponding with the Scandinavian form.
"The River-Names of Europe" by Robert Ferguson
The same, lateral aspect of female cauda.
"Journal of Entomology and Zoology" by Horace Gunthorp
Te mors confodiet cauda Trigonis aquosi, Atque eris exanimis moriens uno ictu homo bulla.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
Cauda plerumque aequalis, rectricibus duodecim.
"Zoological Illustrations, Volume I" by William Swainson
Cauda plerumque longa, cuneata, radiis mollibus, decompositis.
"Zoological Illustrations, Volume III" by William Swainson
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In news:

Red Wine Bagna Cauda with Crudités.
A 'bagna cauda,' translation 'hot bath' of olive oil, butter, garlic and anchovies coats winter vegetables for a Thanksgiving appetizer.
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In science:

Strai˘zys et al. (2003) details Vilnius photometry and photometric classification of 473 stars toward the Serpens Cauda cloud complex, to a depth of V ∼ 13.
The Properties of X-ray Luminous Young Stellar Objects in the NGC 1333 and Serpens Embedded Clusters
Be 80 is about 2.5◦ from the Serpens Cauda dark band of the Milky Way, and contains the infrared source I RAS 18518-0117 at the very southern edge of our elliptical study area (cf.
UBV(RI)_C photometry of the open clusters Be 15, Be 80, and NGC 2192
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