Definition of Vertebrate. Meaning of Vertebrate. Synonyms of Vertebrate
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Definition of Vertebrate
Vertebrate Ver"te*brate, n. (Zo["o]l.)
One of the Vertebrata.
Vertebrate Ver"te*brate, Vertebrated Ver"te*bra`ted, a. [L.
1. (Anat.) Having a backbone, or vertebral column, containing
the spinal marrow, as man, quadrupeds, birds, amphibia,
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
of animals within
the subphylum Vertebrata
/-ə/ (chordates with backbones). Vertebrates represent
- Many vertebrates
have evolved limbless
or limb-reduced forms. Reptiles
have on a number
of occasions evolved
into limbless forms
- snakes, amphisbaenia...
- such as the Tunicata
are more closely related
than to other
invertebrates. This makes
is an organ
as the center
of the nervous system
in all vertebrate
and most invertebrate
animals. It is located
in the head, usually
of a vertebrate
is the vertebral
in the development
of the segmented series
of vertebrae. In most vertebrates
- first arose
in wormlike organisms about
550 to 600 million years
ago. In vertebrates
of two main parts, the central nervous system
(CNS) and the...
- Vertebrate paleontology
is the subfield
that s****s to discover, through
remains, the behavior, reproduction
in 96% of animal species
in six of the ~35 main phyla. In most vertebrates
and some molluscs, the eye works
by allowing light
was caught", from ἀμνός amnos, "lamb") are a clade
of tetrapod vertebrates comprising
the reptiles, birds, and mammals. Amniotes
- when stationary; and the cochlea, which enables
hearing. The ears of vertebrates
are placed somewhat symmetrically
side of the head, an arrangement...
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