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chordate of or denoting an animal, such as a tunicate, lancelet, or vertebrate, that at some stage of development has gill slits, a dorsal nerve cord, and a notochord.
chore a routine task, esp. around the house or yard. [2 definitions]
chorea a disease of the nervous system in humans and dogs whose symptoms include uncontrollable jerking movements of the face, arms, and legs.
choreograph to plan the dance movements of (a single dance, a show, or the like, as in ballet or modern dance). [2 definitions]
choreographer a person who creates the dance movements for a single dance or for a show, such as a ballet, modern dance performance, or musical. [2 definitions]
choreography the art of performing or composing and arranging dances. [2 definitions]
choric of, concerning, or in the manner of a chorus, esp. that of an ancient Greek play.
chorion the outer membrane that protects the embryo in reptiles, birds, and mammals. In mammals, it is part of the amnion.
chorionic of, related to, or secreted by the chorion or related tissue.
chorister a choral singer, esp. a choirboy.
C horizon in a profile of soil, the third level, just above bedrock, consisting of rock that is only somewhat broken or weathered.
choroid the vascular membrane on the eye that contains pigment and lies between the sclera and the retina. [2 definitions]
chortle to give or express with, a snorting chuckle. [2 definitions]
chorus an ensemble of singers. [6 definitions]
chorus girl a young woman who dances and sometimes sings in the chorus of a musical comedy, variety show, or the like.
chose past tense of choose.
chosen past participle of choose. [3 definitions]
Chou the third dynasty in China, about 1122 to 256 B.C.
chow1 (informal) food.
chow2 a stocky, medium-sized dog of Chinese origin that has a thick red or black coat, a blackish tongue, and a tail that curls over the back.
chowchow a relish of pickled vegetables, often in a hot mustard sauce.