What is Notochord? - Definition, Formation & Function


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A notochord is a small, flexible rod made from cells from the _____.

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1. The purpose of the notochord is to provide _____ for the organism.

2. The product of gastrulation is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can expect to be examined on things regarding the notochord, such as its purpose, what it's made from and its relationship with vertebrates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will challenge your knowledge of topics like:

  • What the notochord is made from
  • The notochord's purpose
  • Gastrulation's product
  • Mesoderm cells wrap around the notochord in vertebrates
  • Where pieces of the notochord are found in vertebrates

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related notochord lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the relationship between vertebrates and the notochord
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the location and function of the notochord

Additional Learning

Use the affiliated lesson called What is Notochord? - Definition, Formation & Function, to learn even more amount about the notochord. This lesson will particularly focus on:

  • What the notochord is
  • How and when the notochord forms
  • The application of the notochord