Definition of Vertebrate. Meaning of Vertebrate. Synonyms of Vertebrate

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Definition of Vertebrate

Vertebrate
Vertebrate Ver"te*brate, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Vertebrata.
Vertebrate
Vertebrate Ver"te*brate, Vertebrated Ver"te*bra`ted, a. [L. vertebratus.] 1. (Anat.) Having a backbone, or vertebral column, containing the spinal marrow, as man, quadrupeds, birds, amphibia, and fishes. 2. (Bot.) Contracted at intervals, so as to resemble the spine in animals. --Henslow. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Having movable joints resembling vertebr[ae]; -- said of the arms ophiurans. 4. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Vertebrata; -- used only in the form vertebrate.

Meaning of Vertebrate from wikipedia

- backbones). Vertebrates represent the overwhelming majority of the phylum Chordata, with currently about 69,963 species described. Vertebrates include such...
- characteristic of a vertebrate is the vertebral column, formed in the development of the segmented series of vertebrae. In most vertebrates the notochord becomes...
- Amniotes are a clade of tetrapod vertebrates that comprise sauropsids (including reptiles and birds), synapsids (including mammals), and their ancestors...
- brain is an organ that serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals. It is located in the head, usually close...
- The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) is a project which aims to generate high-quality, complete reference genomes of all 66,000 vertebrate species. It...
- such as the Tunicata and Cephalochordata, are more closely related to vertebrates than to other invertebrates. This makes the invertebrates paraphyletic...
- The vertebrate land invasion refers to the aquatic-to-terrestrial transition of vertebrate organisms in the Late Devonian epoch. This transition allowed...
- Gnathostomata /ˌnæθoʊˈstɒmətə/ are the jawed vertebrates. The term derives from Gr****: γνάθος (gnathos) "jaw" + στόμα (stoma) "mouth". Gnathostome diversity...
- directly into the circulatory system, regulating distant target organs. In vertebrates, the hypothalamus is the neural control center for all endocrine systems...
- evolved in 96% of animal species in six of the ~35 main phyla. In most vertebrates and some molluscs, the eye works by allowing light to enter and project...
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