caudate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj caudate having a tail or taillike appendage
    • adj caudate (of a leaf shape) tapering gradually into a long taillike tip
    • n caudate amphibians that resemble lizards
    • n caudate a tail-shaped basal ganglion located in a lateral ventricle of the brain
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Caudate Having a tail; having a terminal appendage like a tail. Opposite of acaudate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • caudate Having a tail.
    • caudate Having a tail-like appendage. In botany, applied to seeds or other organs which have such an appendage.
    • n caudate A member of the amphibian order Caudata; a tailed batrachian.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Caudate tailed
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. cauda, tail
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. cauda.

Usage

In literature:

Caudate: with tail-like extensions or processes.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The caudate nucleus appeared to be of bolder contour on the right side.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
Anthers not caudate at base.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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In news:

The researchers also found increased dopamine D2 and D3 receptor activity in another part of the basal ganglia called the dorsal caudate, which was related to anorexics ' responses to and avoidance of harm.
Results of structural brain imaging studies of patients with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder have shown subtle reductions in total brain volume and in volumes of the right frontal lobe and caudate nucleus.
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In science:

Figure 1. M-rep Shape Representation Model of the Caudate.
An Adjusted Likelihood Ratio Test for Separability in Unbalanced Multivariate Repeated Measures Data
Shape abnormalities of caudate nucleus in schizotypal personality disorder.
Confidence Regions for Means of Random Sets using Oriented Distance Functions
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