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Vertebrates /ˈvɜːrtᵻbrᵻts/ comprise all species of animals within the subphylum Vertebrata /-ɑː/ (chordates with backbones). Vertebrates represent the ... More »
[vur-tuh-brit, -breyt]
having vertebrae; having a backbone or spinal column.
belonging or pertaining to the Vertebrata (or Craniata), a subphylum of chordate animals, comprising those having a brain enclosed in a skull or cranium and a segmented spinal column; a major taxonomic group that includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
a vertebrate animal.
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This Encyclopedia Britannica animals list refreshes your knowledge of 5 groups of vertebrates in biology.

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Five Classes of Vertebrates - David Nelson, M.D.


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