From Latin cauda (tail) + ad (to).


caudad (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) backwards; toward the tail or posterior part
  2. (anatomy) towards the feet (only in humans)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for caudad in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)