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One entry found for notochord.
Main Entry: no·to·chord
Pronunciation: primarystressnomacrt-schwa-secondarystresskodot(schwa)rd
Function: noun
: a flexible supporting rod of cells that exists in the embryos of all chordates, remains in the adults of some primitive forms (as lancelets and lampreys), and is replaced by the backbone in most vertebrates

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