stomochord

noun

sto·​mo·​chord
ˈstōməˌkȯrd
: a structure in the proboscis of an enteropneust that has been construed as homologous with the chordate notochord
stomochordal
¦⸗⸗¦kȯrdᵊl
adjective

Word History

Etymology

stom- + -chord (as in notochord)

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“Stomochord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stomochord. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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