noun. amphibians that resemble lizards.
- order Urodella
- order Caudata
adjective. having a tail or taillike appendage.
adjective. (of a leaf shape) tapering gradually into a long taillike tip.
noun. a tail-shaped basal ganglion located in a lateral ventricle of the brain.
- corpus striatum
- striate body
- basal ganglion
- anionic compound
Example sentences of the word caudate
1. Verb, base form
The brain regions of the substantia nigra, basal ganglia and caudate nucleus-putamen are overstimulated in those with OCD.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Researchers noticed that a structure known as the caudate nucleus, which anticipates positive things, was lit up when the dogs got a whiff of their people.