noun. any taillike structure.
- complex body part
- body structure
- bodily structure
Example sentences of the word cauda
1. Noun, singular or mass
Lumbosacral stenosis syndrome also known as cauda equine is arthritis of the joints between the lumbar vertebra and the sacrum.
This can be a symptom of cauda equina syndrome, which is a loss of function of the nerve roots.
3. Verb, base form
When a lumbar disc herniates and causes conus medullaris or cauda equina damage, these sphincters may not function properly.