urochordate

[ yoor-uh-kawr-deyt ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈkɔr deɪt /
Zoology

adjective

having a urochord.

noun

a urochordate animal.

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Origin of urochordate

1945–50; <New Latin Urochordata;see uro-2, chord1, -ata1
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