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Chordata

Saltos de línea: Chord|ata
Pronunciación: /kɔːˈdeɪtə
 
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Definición de Chordata en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Zoology
A large phylum of animals that includes the vertebrates together with the sea squirts and lancelets. They are distinguished by the possession of a notochord at some stage during their development.
Example sentences
  • The superphylum Deuterostomia contains the diverse phyla Chordata and Echinodermata and the minor phyla Hemichordata and Urochordata.
  • The Chordata is the animal phylum with which everyone is most intimately familiar, since it includes humans and other vertebrates.
  • Technically an invertebrate, amphioxus is classified in subphylum Protochordata, phylum Chordata.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Latin chorda (see chord2), on the pattern of words such as Vertebrata.

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