Urochordata


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Related to Urochordata: Cyclostomata, Cephalochordata
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Noun1.Urochordata - tunicatesUrochordata - tunicates        
Chordata, phylum Chordata - comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord
tunicate, urochord, urochordate - primitive marine animal having a saclike unsegmented body and a urochord that is conspicuous in the larva
Ascidiaceae, class Ascidiaceae - sometimes classified as an order: sea squirts
class Thaliacea, Thaliacea - small class of free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
class Larvacea, Larvacea - small free-swimming tunicates; sometimes classified as an order
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Interleukin- and TNF-like molecules have been identified in Annelida, Echinodermata, and Urochordata (Beck and Habicht, 1991).
Este phylum comprende tres subphylum: Urochordata (ascidias, salpas, barrilitos de mar y apendicularias), Cephalochordata (anfioxos o lancetas de mar) y Vertebrata (e.
3,4) We therefore also looked in Ascidiaceae, belonging to the phylum urochordata resp.
Por ejemplo, los vertebrados se originaron a partir de los Urochordata o Tunichata marinos que en su estado larval presentan una estructura primitiva (notocordio) que le sirve de eje corporal, la cual se absorbe en el estado adulto cuando el organismo adopta el estado sesil.