perichord

noun
peri·​chord | \ ˈper-ə-ˌkȯrd How to pronounce perichord (audio) \

Medical Definition of perichord

: the sheath of the notochord

Other Words from perichord

perichordal \ ˌper-​ə-​ˈkȯrd-​ᵊl How to pronounce perichordal (audio) \ adjective

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“Perichord.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perichord. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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