n. pl. chor•dae (-dē′)
Examples from the Web for chorda
The sense of taste is often impaired from involvement of the chorda tympani nerve.
This view was finally established in 1858 by Claude Bernard's experiments on the chorda tympani and the submaxillary gland.Experiments on Animals|Stephen Paget
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
The heart existed as a simple pulsating vessel; and the chorda dorsalis took the place of a vertebral column.
In his criticism of the vertebral theory of the skull, Vogt started by defining the vertebra as a ring formed round the chorda.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell