Urochordata


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Urochordata

[¦yu̇r·ə·kȯr′däd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Tunicata.

Urochordata

 

a subphylum of chordate animals; synonym of Tunicata; members of the subphylum have a notochord in the larval stage of development (hence the name).