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Meaning of UROCHORD

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a notochord of a larval tunicate typically confined to the caudal region
  2. [n]  primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord (a notochord) conspicuous in the larva
 

UROCHORD is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: tunicate, urochordate
 
 See Also: appendicularia, ascidian, chordate, doliolum, larvacean, notochord, salp, salpa, subphylum Tunicata, subphylum Urochorda, subphylum Urochordata, Tunicata, Urochorda, Urochordata

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\U"ro*chord\, n. [2d uro- + chord.] (Zo["o]l.)
The central axis or cord in the tail of larval ascidians and
of certain adult tunicates. [Written also {urocord}.]

 

 

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