Having a backbone, or vertebral column, containing the spinal marrow, as man, quadrupeds, birds, amphibia, and fishes.
Contracted at intervals, so as to resemble the spine in animals.
a member of the subphylum Vertebrate; possesses a bony spine or vertebral column.
Any of a large division of animals having a spinal column (mammals, birds, etc). Having a backbone.
Animals with a backbone are, by definition, vertebrates. Examples of vertebrate animals are mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. Animal garden pests are usually categorized as either invertebrate pests or vertebrate pests. The vertebrate animals most likely to damage plants are mammals, including hares, rabbits and rodents.
animals with backbones (vertebral columns) and whose brain is encased in a skull; Vertebrata is a the largest subphylum of Chordata.
Any animal that possess a backbone. This includes fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and birds
An animal whose nerve cord is enclosed in a backbone of bony segments, called vertebrae. The principal groups of vertebrate animals are the fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
A creature that has a backbone, for instance a fish or a mammal
A vertebrate is an animal that possesses a backbone. The main vertebrate groups are: Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals.
a subphylum of animals which have a well formed backbone which encloses the spinal cord. They also have a brain that is enclosed in a skull.
a large group of animals that have a backbone
Animal that does have a backbone. Also see invertebrate.
Having a vertebral column. A member of the animal kingdom known as the vertebrate and including the mammals, reptiles, birds and fishes.
An animal that has a spinal column.
An animal having an internal backbone, or spinal column, such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
vur-ta-brate Any animal of the subphylum Vertebrate, having a spinal column, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
Any of the group of animals that have a backbone. These include amphibians, birds, fish, mammals, and reptiles.
An animal that has a backbone.
an organism possessing a vertebral column, or backbone; fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals are vertebrates.
Animals with a backbone including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
an organism with a backbone. Venom - poison secreted by certain animals, usually injected by bite or sting.
animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
a chordate whose spinal nerve is protected by vertebrae of bone or cartilage (a "backbone")
Any animal having a segmented vertebral column; members of the subphylum Vertebrata; include reptiles, Þshes, mammals, and birds.
Animal having a spinal column or backbone.
Organisms that have a brain and a spinal cord that is surrounded by a protective set of bones and cartilages called vertebrae. Some examples of Vertebrates include most mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fish.
one of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom, comprising all animals that have a backbone composed of bony or cartilaginous vertebrae.
(vur' brit) An organism possessing a backbone, or spinal column.
n. Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata The largest group of Chordates including fishes, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals.
Pertains to animals having internal skeletons.
The branch of animals that have a spinal column. Mammals, reptiles, fish, and birds are all vertebrates.
An animal that has a skeletal rod of bone or cartilage running up its back, surrounding the nerve cord. Segments of this rod are called vertebrae. All vertebrate animals belong to subphylum Vertebrata, part of phylum Chordata.
any animal with a backbone. There are five major groups of living vertebrates: fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
An animal with a backbone; includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
Any member of the subphylum Vertebrata that consists of all animals that possess a bony or cartilaginous skeleton and a well-developed brain, such as fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
An animal with a segmented spinal column; a member of the subphylum Vertebrata.
A member of the subphylum Vertebrata, a primary division of the phylum Chordata that includes fishes, amphibians, reptile, birds, and mammals, all which are characterized by a segmented bony or cartilaginous spinal column (i.e. backbone).
A chordate animal with a backbone: the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and various classes of fishes. vesicle vesicula, a little bladder] A small, intracellular membrane-bound sac.
An animal with a backbone, or spinal column, made of interlocking units called vertebrae. This strong but flexible structure supports the body and anchors the limbs, and it also protects the nerves of the spinal cord. Vertebrates include fish, amphibians, and reptiles, as well as birds and mammals. In all vertebrates, the spinal column forms part of a complete internal skeleton. Unlike the hard external skeleton covering an insect, which is periodically shed as the insect grows, a vertebrate's internal skeleton can grow gradually along with the rest of the body. Vertebrates only make up less than 2 percent of all animal species.
An animal with a backbone, such as a rat, mouse, or squirrel.
Term used to define an animal with a backbone. Subphylum Vertebrata is the largest group of Chordates including fishes, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals.
an animal with a spinal column, or backbone.
animals with backbones, from fish to humans
An animal with a backbone. The group includes fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Some amphibians and fishes live permanently in caves. See also Invertebrate.
An animal possessing a spinal column, such as a mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian, or fish. Back to top of Glossary page
Organisms that possess a backbone.
An animal with a bony spinal column. Examples: mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians.
an animal with a backbone composed of vertebrae, examples include mammals, fishes, frogs, amphibians, reptiles and birds ( see invertebrate)
having a backbone or spinal column
an animal with a backbone. Includes fish, birds, mammals, reptiles etc.
refers to animals that have a backbone.
An animal with a backbone, such as goats, rats, cats, birds, fish, snakes and tortoises, etc.
An animal with a backbone. Fishes and people are both vertebrates.
An animal with a nerve cord enclosed by a backbone made of vertebrae. Fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals are vertebrates.
organism having spinal or vertebral column.
Vertebrates are animals that have a backbone. The backbone consists of ring-like bones (vertebrae) that protect the soft spinal cord. Vertebrates evolved during the Cambrian period, over 500 million years ago. The first vertebrates were jawless, toothless fish (agnathans). Other vertebrates include the amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Classification: Kingdom Metazoa, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata.
An animal (including amphibians, birds, fish, mammals and reptiles) with a backbone.
Vertebrates are members of the subphylum Vertebrata (within the phylum Chordata), specifically, those chordates with backbones or spinal columns. About 57,739 species of vertebrates have been described. Vertebrates started to evolve about 530 million years ago during the Cambrian explosion, which is part of the Cambrian period (first known vertebrate is Myllokunmingia).