What Does Chordata Mean?


We are chordata. Well humans, fish, animals (vertebrates) as well as sea squirts (invertebrate). What makes us chordates is that at some time during our life we have possessed the following: a post-anal tail, a notochord, spinal cord and pharyngeal slits. Gills in fish, a throat for us higher vertebrates. You can find more information here: http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Chordata.aspx
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[kawr-dey-tuh, -dah-]
the phylum comprising the chordates.
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