neurochord definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative type of neurocord.
    • A cord of monster materials which, in earthworms and their allies and in some of the thoracostracous Crustacea, accompanies the ventral nervous system, on its dorsal area. It really is generally regarded as a degenerated nervous framework which has obtained a supporting function, providing an intention similar to that of the notochord in vertebrates.
  • adjective:
    • See neurocord.

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