Definition of Hemichordate

1. Noun. (biology) Any of many marine worms, of the phylum ''Hemichordata'', that have a primitive notochord ¹



2. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of these animals ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hemichordate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemichordate

hemicarp
hemicarps
hemicellulose
hemicelluloses
hemicentrum
hemicephalalgia
hemicerebra
hemicerebrum
hemicerebrums
hemichannel
hemichannels
hemicholinium
hemicholinium 3
hemichordate (current term)
hemichordates
hemichorea
hemicolectomies
hemicolectomy
hemicollin
hemicomplex
hemicomplexes
hemicrania
hemicranial
hemicranias
hemicraniectomies
hemicraniectomy
hemicranies

Literary usage of Hemichordate

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1. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"... the sea-squirts is that they have in addition to the hemichordate structures a true notochord in the tail, the notochord being the rudiment out of which ..."

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