epichordal

adjective
epi·​chord·​al | \ -ˈkȯrd-ᵊl How to pronounce epichordal (audio) \

Medical Definition of epichordal

: located upon or above the notochord used especially of vertebrae or elements of vertebrae on the dorsal side of the notochord

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“Epichordal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epichordal. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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