parachordal

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adjective

para·​chord·​al -ˈkȯrd-ᵊl How to pronounce parachordal (audio)
: situated at the side of the notochord

parachordal

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noun

: either of a pair of cartilaginous rods that develop on each side of the notochord beneath the posterior part of the embryonic brain and participate in formation of the parachordal plate

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“Parachordal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parachordal. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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