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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Chordata, phylum Chordata(noun)

    comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Chordata

    a comprehensive division of animals including all Vertebrata together with the Tunicata, or all those having a dorsal nervous cord

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. L. chorda cord.]

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Chordata

    Phylum in the domain Eukarya, comprised of animals either with fully developed backbones (VERTEBRATES), or those with notochords only during some developmental stage (CHORDATA, NONVERTEBRATE).

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