Noun(1) animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Adjective(1) having a backbone or spinal column
(1) This junction is clearly visible as a dark band or basal lamina in electron micrographs of developing vertebrate teeth.(2) Most investigation into such an antipredatory benefit has focused on caudal autotomy in vertebrate taxa.(3) In at least some areas of the river, Axarus larvae are eaten by vertebrate predators.(4) Understanding of the earliest amniotes has been a central pursuit of vertebrate paleontologists over the past century.(5) If we are ever to develop a theory of vertebrate osteology, this is one of the most remarkable facts it will have to explain.(6) Examples of this behavioral hierarchy appear in every vertebrate group.(7) Variations in lemming abundance had a considerable effect on many other vertebrate species in this community.(8) Burying beetles fly in search of small vertebrate carcasses that they inter and subsequently use as the sole larval food source.(9) Indeed, during this time most of the various invertebrate and vertebrate phyla evolved.(10) The beluga sturgeon is one of the most long-lived of all vertebrate species.(11) In tropical rainforests, the majority of woody plant species disperse seeds via vertebrate frugivores.(12) The spider is the also first known predator that deliberately feeds on vertebrate blood by eating mosquitoes.(13) However, vertebrate material was rare in this deposit, and there was not enough material to analyze biochemically.(14) Members of all vertebrate classes predate eggs and hatchlings.(15) New mutated forms of GFP that are more intensely fluorescent provide more avenues for its use in vertebrate systems.(16) Similar dispersal behavior among vertebrate siblings has been reported.
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Different Formsinvertebrate, invertebrates, vertebrate, vertebrates
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