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

- backbones). Vertebrates represent the overwhelming majority of the phylum Chordata, with currently about 69,963 species described. Vertebrates comprise such...
- the 20th century, may refer to amniotes as "higher vertebrates" and anamniotes as "lower vertebrates", based on the antiquated 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...
- Vertebrata (Craniata) (vertebratesanimals with backbones; 66,100+ species) Superclass 'Agnatha' paraphyletic (jawless vertebrates; 100+ species) class...
- Many vertebrates have evolved limbless, limb-reduced, or apodous forms. Reptiles have on a number of occasions evolved into limbless forms – snakes, amphisbaenia...
- in any other vertebrate group. The Osteostraci are generally considered the sister taxon of Gnathostomata. Jaw development in vertebrates is likely a product...
- aquatic vertebrates to mammals, with a host of transitional fossils, though there are still large blank areas. The earliest known fossil vertebrates were...
- 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...
- 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...
- discs. However, a few vertebrates, such as the sturgeon and the coelacanth retain the notochord into adulthood. Jawed vertebrates are typified by paired...