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
- Caudate nucleus
caudate nucleus n. An elongated, curved mass of gray matter consisting of three portions: an anterior, thick portion that projects into the anterior horn of the lateral ventricle; a portion extending along the floor of the body of the lateral ventricle; and an elongated, thin portion that curves downward and backward in the temporal lobes […]