Epichordal
Epichordal Ep`i*chor"dal, a. [Pref. epi- + chordal.] (Anat.) Upon or above the notochord; -- applied esp. to a vertebral column which develops upon the dorsal side of the notochord, as distinguished from a {perichordal} column, which develops around it. [1913 Webster]

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  • epichordal — On the dorsal side of the notochord; applicable particularly to that part of the brain developing dorsal to the cephalic part of the notochord. [epi + G. chorde, a chord] * * * epi·chord·al kȯrd əl …   Medical dictionary

  • epichordal — epi·chordal …   English syllables

  • epichordal — |epə̇, |epē+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary epi + chordal; originally formed in German : located upon or above the notochord used especially of vertebrae or elements of vertebrae on the dorsal side of the notochord …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perichordal — Per i*chor dal, a. Around the notochord; as, a perichordal column. See {Epichordal}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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