Definitions for "Vertebrate"
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.
Having movable joints resembling vertebræ; -- said of the arms of ophiurans.
Keywords:  pertaining, form
Of or pertaining to the Vertebrata; -- used only in the form vertebrate.
Keywords:  one
One of the Vertebrata.