Neurochord Neu"ro*chord, n., Neurochordal Neu`ro*chor"dal, a. (Zo["o]l.) See {Neurocord}. [1913 Webster]

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  • neurochord — neu·ro·chord …   English syllables

  • neurochord — ˈn(y)u̇rə+ˌ noun Etymology: neur + chord : a prominent strand of nervous tissue : a nerve cord: as a. : the primitive chordate central nervous system (as in a lancelet) b. : one of the very large longitudinal nerve fibers of various segmented… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neurochordal — Neurochord Neu ro*chord, n., Neurochordal Neu ro*chor dal, a. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Neurocord}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemichordate — /hem i kawr dayt/, Zool. adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the chordates of the phylum Hemichordata, comprising small, widely distributed, marine animals, as the acorn worms. n. 2. a hemichordate animal, having a vertebratelike hollow nerve cord …   Universalium

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