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Vertebrata

[ver-tuh-brey-tuh, -brah-] /ˌvɛr təˈbreɪ tə, -ˈbrɑ-/
noun
1.
the subphylum comprising the vertebrate animals.
Origin of Vertebrata
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin, neuter plural of Latin vertebrātus vertebrate
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Vertebrata Ver·te·bra·ta (vûr'tə-brā'tə, -brä'-)
n.
A primary division of the phylum Chordata that includes the fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals, all of which are characterized by a segmented spinal column and a distinct, well-differentiated head.

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