Origin of Chordata
Examples from the Web for chordata
We have not, however, explained yet what is the claim of Balanoglossus to be grouped with the Chordata.Stories of the Universe: Animal Life|B. Lindsay
In the Chordata at any rate the nerves arise as outgrowths of the central organ.
In the lowest Chordata the sole structure present, which deserves to be called a skeleton, is the notochord.
The epiblast in a large number of Chordata arises as a single row of more or less columnar cells.
The muscular elements of the Chordata undoubtedly belong to the myoepithelial type.
1880, Modern Latin, from Latin chorda "cord, string" (see cord (n.)) + ending from Vertebrata.