chordanoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɔː.də/ us /ˈkɔːr.də/ plural chordae specialized
Examples from literature
- A little later, however, it shows a quite flat, groove-like depression in the middle line of the embryonic shield, directly under the chorda.
- A very rudimentary skull is developed at the foremost end of their chorda.
- In the middle part of the body this division has already taken place by the construction of the chorda between the dorsal nerve-tube and the ventral canal.
- It undergoes a fatty degeneration, and disappears with the chorda dorsalis.