craniocaudal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cranio- +‎ caudal

Adjective[edit]

craniocaudal (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) From the cranial to the caudal end of a structure.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Most often used to describe the direction of an X-ray beam.

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