chordoskeleton

[ kôr′dō-skĕlĭ-tn ]

n.

The part of the skeleton in the embryo that develops in relation with the notochord.

Nearby words

  1. chording,
  2. chorditis,
  3. chordo-,
  4. chordoma,
  5. chordophone,
  6. chordotomy,
  7. chordotonal,
  8. chordwise,
  9. chore,
  10. chorea


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