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


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: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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