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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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A tale of death and life: natural apoptosis in the colonial ascidian Botryllus schlosseri (Urochordata, Ascidiacea).
Este phylum comprende tres subphylum: Urochordata (ascidias, salpas, barrilitos de mar y apendicularias), Cephalochordata (anfioxos o lancetas de mar) y Vertebrata (e.g., Myxini, Cephalaspido morphii, Chondrichthyes, Actinopterygii, Sarcopterygii) (Kirkaldy, 1895; Parker & Haswell, 1987; Nelson, 2006).
(3,4) We therefore also looked in Ascidiaceae, belonging to the phylum urochordata resp.
Action spectrum for the photophobic response of Ciona intestinalis (Ascidiacea, Urochordata) larvae implicates retinal protein.
Several species of bryozoans (phylum Bryozoa), tunicates (subphylum Urochordata), and estuarine algae also were growing on retrieved DCPs.
Volume III: Introduction, Cephalopoda, Annelida, Crustacea, Chaetognatha, Echinodermata, Urochordata. Kinne, O (Ed.) Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Pp 305-309.
(2000) constataram sua presenca em 23 especies de diferentes filos, em que o glicosaminoglicano HS mostrou-se presente para todas as especies analisadas, o CS ausente em apenas tres especies e o DS presente somente no filo Urochordata. Os pesquisadores tambem observaram distintos padroes de migracao eletroforetica de HSs extraidos de diferentes organismos aquaticos (crustaceos, nematoides, cnidarios e rotiferos), sugerindo uma possivel diferenca estrutural entre os GAGs avaliados e que eles poderiam estar envolvidos com a adesao e reconhecimento celular.
In addition, many students have never learned about the subphylum Urochordata (sea squirts/tunicates) and are under the mistaken impression that all chordates have a back bone.
Cephalopoda to Urochordata. Biologisches Anstalt Felgoland, Famburg.