Urochordal
Urochordal U`ro*chor"dal, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Urochorda. [1913 Webster]

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  • urochordal — uro·chor·dal …   English syllables

  • urochordal — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|kȯrdəl adjective Etymology: New Latin Urochorda + English al 1. : of or relating to the Urochorda 2. [urochord + al] : having a notochord in the tail region only * * * urochorˈdal adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • urochord — urochordal, adj. /yoor euh kawrd /, n. Zool. the notochord of an ascidian or tunicate, more conspicuous in the larva than in the adult and confined chiefly to the caudal region. [1875 80; URO 2 + CHORD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • urochord — /ˈjurəkɔd/ (say yoohruhkawd) noun (in zoology) the notochord of an ascidian or tunicate, found mostly in the larva, or more conspicuous in the larva than in the adult, and confined chiefly to the caudal region. {uro 2 + chord1} –urochordal… …   Australian English dictionary

  • urochord — [yoor′ə kôrd΄] n. [ URO 2 + CHORD1] 1. TUNICATE 2. Zool. the notochord when confined to the tail region in larval, and sometimes adult, tunicates urochordal adj …   English World dictionary

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