noun (plural caudae /-diː/)Anatomy & Zoology
- A structure resembling a tail.More example sentences
- Tail muscles such as the levator caudae and depressor caudae participate in maintaining stability.
- Wingless Aphids: Body light green, spindle shaped; all of legs dusky; cornicles light green, reduced and cone shaped; antennae very short and dark at tips; projection above cauda.
- The posterior part of the main jaws has a paired cauda.
late 17th century: from Latin, 'tail'.