Related formsno·to·chord·al, adjectivesub·no·to·chord·al, adjective
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(b) the trabeculae which meet behind and embrace the front end of the notochord.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
The urostyle is the name given to a modified bony structure, originally the end of the notochord, turned upward in most fishes.
In the chimæras (Holocephali) the notochord persists and is surrounded by a series of calcified rings.
In the notochord of Ammocœtes there is no sign of either nerves, blood-vessels, or muscles.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
The medullary folds and notochord are evident at this stage, but no mesoblastic somites are to be seen.Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator|Albert M. Reese