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

- Vertebrates (/ˈvɜːrtəbrɪts, -ˌbreɪts/) are deuterostomal animals with bony or cartilaginous axial endoskeletonknown as the vertebral column, spine...
- Vertebrate zoology is the biological discipline that consists of the study of Vertebrate animals, i.e., animals with a backbone, such as fish, amphibians...
- serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals. In vertebrates, a small part of the brain called the hypothalamus...
- 'mouth') are the jawed vertebrates. Gnathostome diversity comprises roughly 60,000 species, which accounts for 99% of all living vertebrates, including humans...
- A Laboratory Manual for Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy is a textbook written by Libbie Hyman in 1922 and released as the first edition from the University...
- first arose in wormlike organisms about 550 to 600 million years ago. In vertebrates, it consists of two main parts, the central nervous system (CNS) and...
- vertebrate animals belonging to the clade Amniota, a large group that comprises the vast majority of living terrestrial and semiaquatic vertebrates....
- Many vertebrates are limbless, limb-reduced, or apodous, with a body plan consisting of a head and vertebral column, but no adjoining limbs such as legs...
- including all animals excluding the chordate subphylum Vertebrata, i.e. vertebrates. Well-known phyla of invertebrates include arthropods, mollusks, annelids...
- ostracoderms) species. Among recent animals, cyclostomes are sister to all vertebrates with jaws, known as gnathostomes. Molecular data, both from rRNA and...