urochord

noun
uro·​chord | \ ˈyu̇rəˌkȯrd \

Definition of urochord

1 : the notochord of larval ascidians and of various adult tunicates
2 [New Latin Urochorda] : urochordate entry 2

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History and Etymology for urochord

ur- entry 2 + chord; from its being chiefly confined to the tail region

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“Urochord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urochord. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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