Medical Definition of Chorda dorsalis

1. An axial mesodermal tissue found in embryonic stages of all chordates and protochordates, often regressing as maturity is approached. Typically a rod shaped mass of vacuolated cells. It lies immediately below the nerve cord and may provide mechanical strength to the embryo. (13 Nov 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chorda Dorsalis

chorale
chorale prelude
choralelike
chorales
choralist
choralists
chorally
choralography
chorals
chord
chord-
chord progression
chord progressions
chorda
chorda-mesoderm
chorda dorsalis (current term)
chorda magna
chorda obliqua
chorda saliva
chorda spinalis
chorda tympani nerve
chorda umbilicalis
chorda vertebralis
chorda vocalis
chordae
chordae tendineae
chordae willisii
chordal
chordamesoderm

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