HyperDic: notochord

English > 1 sense of the word notochord:
NOUNanimalnotochorda flexible rodlike structure that forms the supporting axis of the body in the lowest chordates and lowest vertebrates and in embryos of higher vertebrates
notochord > pronunciation
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Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > notochord: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA flexible rodlike structure that forms the supporting axis of the body in the lowest chordates and lowest vertebrates and in embryos of higher vertebrates.
NarrowerurochordA notochord of a larval tunicate typically confined to the caudal region
Broaderspinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachisThe series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
Spanishnotocorda, notocordio
Catalannotocorda, notocordi

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