Definition of cephalochordate in English:

cephalochordate

noun

  • A marine invertebrate of the subphylum Cephalochordata; a lancelet.

    ‘the great similarities between cephalochordates and vertebrates’

adjective

  • Relating to or denoting cephalochordates.

    ‘cephalochordate genes’

Pronunciation

cephalochordate

/ˌsɛfələ(ʊ)ˈkɔːdeɪt/