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Instead what’s called a notochord, a flexible rod of tissue, extends along hagfish backs.
But several fossils revealed that the band bore the hallmark traits of a notochord, the rubbery tube surrounding some primitive vertebrates’ spinal cords.
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medical Definition of notochord
notochordalplay \ˌnōt-ə-ˈkȯrd-ᵊl\ adjective
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