Definición de caudate en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈkɔːdeɪt/


1 Anatomy Relating to or denoting the caudate nucleus.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Inferiorly, the caudate lobe is near the inferior vena cava and the quadrate lobe rests near the gallbladder.
  • The caudate lobe, located in the lesser curvature of the stomach caudal to the duodenum, is one of the auxiliary lobes now used as a landmark for gastric surgery.
  • Cranial CT and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a small metastasis in the right caudate nucleus.
2 Zoology (Of an animal) having a tail.


short for caudate nucleus.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The term corpus striatum refers to the caudate, putamen, and globus pallidus.
  • The putamen is separated from the caudate by the anterior limb of the internal capsule.
  • Atrophy is most marked in the corpus striatum of the basal ganglia, including the caudate and putamen.


Early 17th century: from medieval Latin caudatus, from cauda 'tail'.

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