Protochordata


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Protochordata

[¦prōd·ō·kȯr′dad·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Hemichordata.
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On ciliary mechanisms in brachiopods and some polychaetes, with a comparison of the ciliary mechanisms on the gills of molluscs, Protochordata, brachiopods, and cryptocephalous polychaetes, and an account of the endostyle of Crepidula and its allies.