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urochordate

[yoo r-uh-kawr-deyt] /ˌyʊər əˈkɔr deɪt/
adjective
1.
having a urochord.
noun
2.
a urochordate animal.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; < New Latin Urochordata; see uro-2, chord1, -ata1
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