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urochordate

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

Origin of urochordate

1945–50; < New Latin Urochordata; see uro-2, chord1, -ata1
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