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Definition 1: animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for vertebrate in the sense of this definition

(vertebrate is a kind of ...) any animal of the phylum Chordata having a notochord or spinal column

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) a vertebrate animal having four feet or legs or leglike appendages

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) a vertebrate animal possessing true jaws

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) animal living wholly or chiefly in or on water

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) any member of the Amniota

(... is a kind of vertebrate ) higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development

(vertebrate is a part of ...) a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates

(vertebrate is a part of ...) the extremity of the limb in vertebrates

(vertebrate is a part of ...) the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates

(vertebrate is the domain which ... is member of) any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

(vertebrate is a part of ...) tail especially of a mammal posterior to and above the anus

(vertebrate is a part of ...) the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

(vertebrate is a part of ...) the underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish

(... is a member of vertebrate) fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals

(vertebrate is the domain which ... is member of) the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets

"blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products" "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"

(vertebrate is the domain which ... is member of) (vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone

(vertebrate is the domain which ... is member of) the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)

Definition 2: having a backbone or spinal column - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where vertebrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals

(vertebrate belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies animals

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