from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In zoology and anatomy, a tail or tail-like appendage.
- n. In botany, a tail-like appendage.
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- n. any taillike structure
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As already mentioned (page 750), the term cauda equina is applied to this collection of nerve roots.
And, indeed, the nerve mass is called cauda equina (kaw'duh ee-kw/nuh; "tail of a horse" L).
From the appearance these nerves present at their attachment to the medulla spinalis and from their great length they are collectively termed the cauda equina (Fig. 662).
I have never heard of the cream version of bagna cauda, but now we may have to try them side by side for comparison.
That takes me right back - I used to have a special bagna cauda set, like a mini-fondue set.
During the spinal tap, or lumbar puncture, a terrible medical mishap occurred: the lumbar puncture was made into what physicians refer to as the danger zone—the cauda equina—a group of nerve roots that send and receive messages to and from the lower abdominal organs and down into the legs.
Write it down while it is hot, hot as the bagna cauda* that bathes the yellow roasted peppers and halved onions in Renza's kitchen.
Dolcetto = a wine grape variety grown in northern Italy; bagna cauda
Bagna cauda - vegetables dipped in garlic, butter and oil?
References: le brouillard (m) = fog; demitasse (or demi-tasse, literally "half cup"); Dolcetto = a wine grape variety grown in northern Italy; bagna cauda (literally "hot bath") = a warm sauce (anchovies, olive oil, and garlic) for bread and boiled/roasted vegetables
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