urochordate

urochordate

[yoor-uh-kawr-deyt] Zoology.
adjective
1.
having a urochord.
noun
2.
a urochordate animal.

Origin:
1945–50; < Neo-Latin Urochordata; see uro-2, chord1, -ata1

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urochordate

noun
primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva [syn: tunicate
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