A cluster of neurons that is the most prominent longitudinally extending condensed part of a nervous system. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21062451 ]

Synonyms: nerve cord true nerve cord

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curator notes

some species have multiple longitudinal nerve cords; this class refers to the most prominent one, which is dorsal in chordates and ventral in others.



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