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Search Results for: caudal


Caudal (Science: anatomy) Denoting a position more toward the cauda or tail, than some specified point of reference, same as... Read More


Definition (1) Situated behind or toward the rear of. (2) Near or toward the caudal end of an animal, especially... Read More


Fin 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) An organ of a fish, consisting of a membrane supported by rays, or little bony or... Read More


sting 1. (Science: zoology) Any sharp organ of offense and defense, especially when connected with a poison gland, and... Read More


Definition noun, plural: laryngopharynges, laryngopharynxes The caudal part of the pharynx, connects to the... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Ventral tier thalamic nuclei

ventral tier thalamic nuclei Collective term for nuclei in the ventral part of the lateral nuclear group, e.g., ventral... Read More

Coordinate gene

Definition noun, plural: coordinate genes A gene that establishes the major coordinate axes of the embryo, especially the... Read More

Maternal-effect gene

Definition noun, plural: maternal-effect genes (1) A gene from the mother's genome in which its phenotype in the zygote is... Read More

Maternal gene

Definition noun, plural: maternal genes (1) A gene from the mother's genome in which its expression on the phenotype of the... Read More

Trigonum lemnisci

trigonum lemnisci --> lemniscal trigone A triangular area on the lateral surface of the caudal half of the mesencephalon,... Read More

Inferior margin

Inferior margin --> inferior border The caudal or lowermost margin of a structure. Synonym: inferior margin, margo... Read More

Superior thalamostriate vein

superior thalamostriate vein (Science: anatomy, vein) A long vein passing forward in the groove between the thalamus and... Read More


puss 1. A cat; a fondling appellation. 2. A hare; so called by sportsmen. Puss in the corner, a game in which all the... Read More

Masculine uterus

Masculine uterus --> prostatic utricle a minute pouch in the prostate opening on the summit of the seminal colliculus, the... Read More


protocercal (Science: zoology) Having a caudal fin extending around the end of the vertebral column, like that which is... Read More

Internal capsule

Definition noun (anatomy) A fan-like, 8-10 mm thick of white matter separating the caudate nucleus and the thalamus from the... Read More

Primitive streak

primitive streak An ectodermal ridge in the midline at the caudal end of the embryonic disk from which arises the... Read More

Hypobranchial eminence

Hypobranchial eminence (Science: anatomy) a median elevation in the floor of the embryonic pharynx caudal to the tuberculum... Read More


tail 1. (Science: zoology) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. The tail of mammals and... Read More


squid 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of ten-armed cephalopods having a long, tapered body, and a caudal... Read More

Egg polarity gene

Definition noun A maternal gene that encodes for products (mRNA or protein) whose spatial distribution in the egg determines... Read More


Definition adjective (1) Of or pertaining to or resembling a rostrum. (2) Pertaining to the direction or anatomical position... Read More


scorpion 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of pulmonate arachnids of the order scorpiones, having a... Read More

Preoral gut

preoral gut --> Seessel's pocket The part of the embryonic foregut extending cephalad to the level of the oral plate and... Read More

Utriculus prostaticus

utriculus prostaticus --> prostatic utricle A minute pouch in the prostate opening on the summit of the seminal colliculus,... Read More


Fulcrum Origin: L, bedpost, fr. Fulcire to prop. 1. A prop or support. 2. (Science: mechanics) That by which a lever is... Read More


Forceps 1. (Science: instrument) a pair of pinchers, or tongs; an instrument for grasping, holding firmly, or exerting... Read More


Definition adjective (1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to the head (2) Situated at or towards the head Supplement Word... Read More


Definition noun, plural: agnathans Any of the jawless fish species belonging to the taxonomic superclass Agnatha of the... Read More