Definition of subcaudal in English:

subcaudal

Pronunciation /ˌsʌbˈkɔːdl/

adjective

Zoology
  • Situated under (or near) the tail.

noun

Zoology
  • A subcaudal part; especially a subcaudal scale in a reptile.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Pennant (1726–1798), naturalist, traveller, and writer. From sub- + caudal.