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nerve cord
NOUN
1.
a single hollow tract of nervous tissue that constitutes the central nervous system of chordates and develops into the spinal cord and brain in vertebrates.
2.
a solid double strand of nerve fibers along the length of the body in elongate invertebrates, as earthworms and insects, connecting with a pair of nerve ganglia at each body segment.
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Nerve cord - Wikipedia

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Nerve cord may refer to the following structures: in invertebrates, it refers to the ventral nerve cord, whereas; in chordates, it stands for the dorsal nerve cord.

Nerve cord | Define Nerve cord at Dictionary.com

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Nerve cord definition, a single hollow tract of nervous tissue that constitutes the central nervous system of chordates and develops into the spinal cord and brain  ...

longitudinal nerve cord | anatomy | Britannica.com

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...first to develop a central nervous system with a brain. The nervous system of a free-living flatworm such as Planaria consists of a brain, longitudinal nerve cords  ...

Nerve Cord | Definition of Nerve Cord by Merriam-Webster

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Define nerve cord: the pair of closely united ventral longitudinal nerves with their segmental ganglia that is characteristic of many elongate…

Definition of nerve cord - Merriam-Webster's Student Dictionary

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Main Entry: nerve cord. Function: noun 1 : a pair of closely united nerves that run along the inside of the body on the lower side of many long-bodied ...

Nerve cord - New World Encyclopedia

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Dec 29, 2014 ... Nerve cord is a term that can refer to either (1) the single, hollow, ... In the vertebrates, the embryonic dorsal nerve cord develops into a spinal ...

What is the function of an earthworm's ventral nerve cord ...

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An earthworm's ventral nerve cord carries signals from the brain to the body and allows for the coordination of the ganglia in each segment past the fourth.

What is the function of the dorsal nerve cord notochord? - Quora

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Apr 26, 2016 ... The dorsal nerve cord and the notochord are two very different types of tissue. The dorsal nerve cord develops from ectoderm which becomes ...