- A tendon.
- A tendinous or cordlike structure.
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Examples from the Web for chorda
In 1829 Baer discovered the human egg, and later the chorda dorsalis.The Last Link
Myriotrichia is a genus of small parasitical plants, the two British species of which grow chiefly on the sea thongs (Chorda).
A small form is often found parasitic on Chorda filum, spreading out horizontally like the hairs of a bottle brush.
The chorda tympani and middle ear as guides to origin and development of reptiles.
A very small species (L. pusillus) with tufted green fronds grows parasitic on the fronds of Chorda and the stems of Laminaria.The Sea Shore
William S. Furneaux