Definition of Chordates

1. Noun. (plural of chordate) ¹



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Definition of Chordates

1. chordate [n] - See also: chordate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chordates

chorda spinalis
chorda tympani nerve
chorda umbilicalis
chorda vertebralis
chorda vocalis
chordae
chordae tendineae
chordae willisii
chordal
chordamesoderm
chordamesoderms
chordata
chordate
chordate family
chordate genus
chordates (current term)
chorded
chordees
chording
chorditis
chordless
chordlike
chordoma
chordomas
chordomata
chordomesoderm
chordophone
chordophones
chordopoxvirinae

Literary usage of Chordates

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"The Early Development of chordates in the Light of the Embryology of Ascid- ians: EG ... In other chordates the axial relations of the egg and larva are not ..."

2. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1916)
"Possibly these pre-Silurian chordates may have traced back their origin tn the stem of the echinoderms, or they may have been ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Among chordates this ectodermal invagination forms only the mouth cavity, the oesophagus being derived from the endoderm. In all Cnidaria, Ctenophora and ..."

4. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"Worm-like chordates of somewhat doubtful systematic position. ... Fish-like chordates with a permanent note- chord composed of vacuolated cells. Amphioxus. ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"... common in many and widely separate lines, occur also in this phylum of lowly chordates and whether mottled colors had already been evolved. ..."

6. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"The vertebrates resemble the other chordates in their metamerism and bilateral symmetry ... They differ from other chordates and resemble one another in the ..."

7. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"On the whole, however, there seems to be sufficient evidence for the view that, if not the existing representatives of ancestral chordates, they are at ..."

8. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"Time of Origin The chordates are a very ancient race, ... Place of Origin All of the most primitive chordates existing to-day—tunicates, Amphioxus, etc. ..."

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