HyperDic: urochordate

English > 1 sense of the word urochordate:
NOUNanimalurochordate, tunicate, urochordprimitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
English > urochordate: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningPrimitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva.
Synonymstunicate, urochord
Member ofUrochordata, subphylum Urochordata, Urochorda, subphylum Urochorda, Tunicata, subphylum Tunicatatunicates
Narrowerappendiculariafree-swimming tadpole-shaped pelagic tunicate resembling larvae of other tunicates
ascidianminute sedentary marine invertebrate having a saclike body with siphons through which water enters and leaves
doliolumfree-swimming oceanic tunicate with a barrel-shaped transparent body
larvaceanAny member of the class Larvacea
salp, salpaminute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end
BroaderchordateAny animal of the phylum Chordata having a notochord or spinal column
Spanishurochordate, urocordado
Catalanurochordate, urocordat

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