Definition of cordlike in English:


Pronunciation /-ˌlīk/


See cord

‘Four appear to be large oval containers with walls of narrow, horizontal, cordlike coils, and they sit on thin rectangular bases.’
  • ‘In the continuous type, the spleen is connected to the gonadal-mesonephric tissue by a continuous cordlike structure of fibrous or splenic tissue.’
  • ‘Neurons grow cordlike extensions called axons and dendrites, collectively called neurites, that attach to other neurons.’
  • ‘The pepper tree is a climber; on plantations it is usually grown on other trees - betel, palm, or mango - as its cordlike stems need support.’
  • ‘The anterior cruciate ligament, seen for the first time in this cut, is very strong and cordlike.’