from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chordate marine animal of the subphylum Urochordata; a tunicate.
- adj. Having a urochord.
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- n. Any marine invertebrate of the subphylum Urochordata; the sea squirts
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a urochord, as an ascidian; belonging to the Urochorda.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
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On the left is a urochordate, an ascidian, a sessile, filter-feeding blob that is anchored to rocks or pilings and sucks in sea water to extract microorganismal meals.
We show that the urochordate Ciona intestinalis, which split from the vertebrate lineage before the evolution of the lens, has a single gene coding for a single domain monomeric Î²Î³-crystallin.
They introduced the gene into human cells by inserting DNA taken from the urochordate Ciona intestinalis.
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Rinkevich B (2002) The colonial urochordate Botryllus schlosseri: from stem cells and natural tissue transplantation to issues in evolutionary ecology.