Meaning of neurochord in English:

neurochord

Pronunciation /ˈnjʊərə(ʊ)kɔːd/

noun

Zoology
  • (Originally) a set of large fibres (giant fibres) on the dorsal side of the ventral nerve cord in certain invertebrates (now rare).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Rolleston (1829–1881), physician and physiologist. From German Neurochord.