the terminal vertical fin of a fish.
the tail fin of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates, used for propulsion during locomotion
- Caudal flexure
caudal flexure n. The bend in the lumbosacral region of the embryo. Also called sacral flexure.
- Caudal transverse fissure
caudal transverse fissure n. See portal fissure.
having a tail or taillike appendage. Historical Examples adjective having a tail or a tail-like appendage
- Caudate lobe
caudate lobe cau·date lobe (kô’dāt’) n. A small lobe of the liver situated posteriorly between the sulcus for the vena cava and the fissure for the venous ligament. Also called Spigelius’ lobe. Historical Examples