Definitions for chordata
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Chordata, phylum Chordata(noun)
comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord
a comprehensive division of animals including all Vertebrata together with the Tunicata, or all those having a dorsal nervous cord
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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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