Definition of Vertebrates. Meaning of Vertebrates. Synonyms of Vertebrates

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Definition of Vertebrates

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 Vertebrates from wikipedia

- Vertebrates (/ˈvɜːrtəˌbrəts/) comprise all species 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...
- other gill opening. With the evolution of the jaw in the early jawed vertebrates, this gill slit was caught between the forward gill-rod (now functioning...
- Marine vertebrates are vertebrates that live in marine environments. These are the marine fish and the marine tetrapods (primarily seabirds, marine reptiles...
- the 20th century, may refer to amniotes as "higher vertebrates" and anamniotes as "lower vertebrates", based on the discredited idea of the evolutionary...
- recognition elements in jawed vertebrates have been found in jawless vertebrates. Instead, the AIS of jawless vertebrates is based on variable lymphocyte...
- across the entire range of animal species, with the greatest attention to vertebrates. It deals with the human brain insofar as it shares the properties of...
- nearest existing relative to vertebrates, also lacks a recognizable pineal gland. The lamprey (another primitive vertebrate), however, does possess one...
- Gnathostomata /ˌneɪθoʊstoʊˈmɑːtə/ are the jawed vertebrates. The term derives from Gr****: γνάθος (gnathos) "jaw" + στόμα (stoma) "mouth". Gnathostome...
- Vertebrata (Craniata) (vertebratesanimals with backbones; 57,674 species) Supercl**** 'Agnatha' paraphyletic (jawless vertebrates; 100+ species) Cl****...
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