American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the Medieval Latin caudātus, from the Classical Latincauda (“tail”).
Caudate Sentence Examples
This is the caudate lobe.
The Spigelian (s) and caudate lobes (c) belong to the right half of the liver, the latter being usually a leaf shaped lobe attached by its stalk to the Spigelian, and having its blade flattened between the right lateral lobe and the right kidney.
The vena cava (vc) is always found to the right of the Spigelian lobe and dorsal to the stalk of the caudate.