Origin of notochord
Examples from the Web for notochord
Historical Examples of notochord
They have no backbone in the strict sense, but they have this notochord.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)
J. Arthur Thomson
The skeleton is completely ossified and the notochord removed.The Elements of Geology
William Harmon Norton
This structure is called the Notochord (a string down the back).
Nevertheless, traces of the notochord persist in the back-bone of these fishes.
Moreover, this rod was unsegmented, for the notochord is devoid of segmentation.The Origin of Vertebrates
Walter Holbrook Gaskell
1848, coined in English by English anatomist Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892) from chord + comb. form of Greek noton "back," from PIE *not- "buttock, back" (cf. Latin natis "buttock," sopurce of Italian, Spanish nalga, Old French nache "buttock, butt").