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a tendinous or a cord-like structure.

See: cord.

Origin: L., cord

chorda chirurgicalis, surgical catgut.

Origin: L.

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Re: Vagus Nerve

... temperature, and pain sensitivity in the tongue, as well as taste. The gustatory fibres of the anterior tongue leave the lingual nerve to form the chorda...

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by sanjidcapa
Tue May 05, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
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differentation and specialization of cells

for example during neurulation the ectoderm differentiates into neural tissue by inductive compunds secreted by the chorda dorsalis (notochord).

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by sdekivit
Sun Aug 28, 2005 9:28 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: differentation and specialization of cells
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Chordate Classification

Hello I think cyclostomata own rudimental chondroid vertebrea or their basics which are located around the chorda. Also the other name for phylum vertebreta is usually craniata. That could diferentiate cyclostomata from the cephalochordata which i suppose have no cranium. (though ...

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by pedro21101
Thu Jun 02, 2005 10:09 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Chordate Classification
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Views: 3686

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