Synonyms of vertebrate


1. vertebrate, craniate, chordate

usage: animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium


1. vertebrate (vs. invertebrate)

usage: having a backbone or spinal column; "fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals"

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Definition and meaning of vertebrate (Dictionary)