Associations to the word «Vertebrate»

Wiktionary

VERTEBRATE, adjective. Having a backbone.
VERTEBRATE, noun. An animal having a backbone.

Dictionary definition

VERTEBRATE, noun. Animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium.
VERTEBRATE, adjective. Having a backbone or spinal column; "fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals".

Wise words

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