Vertebrate

Definition of Vertebrate

Ver´te`brate
n.1.(Zool.) One of the Vertebrata.
a.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.
3.(Zool.) Having movable joints resembling vertebræ; - said of the arms of ophiurans.
4.(Zool.) Of or pertaining to the Vertebrata; - used only in the form vertebrate.

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amphibian, aquatic, biped, canine, cannibal, carnivore, cetacean, chordate, cosmopolite, feline, gnawer, herbivore, insectivore, invertebrate, mammal, mammalian, marsupial, marsupialian, omnivore, primate, quadruped, reptile, rodent, ruminant, scavenger, ungulate, varmint, vermin
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