perichordal definition

  • adjective:
    • Around the notochord.
    • round the notochord. See epichordal.
  • others:
    • Surrounding the chorda dorsalis, or notochord, of a vertebrate: as, perichordal cells; perichordal structure.
    • Noting a form of vertebra within some Batrachia, where cartilaginous elements from which the centra progress are present on both the dorsal as well as the ventral faces regarding the notochord.

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