Origin of vertebrate
Related formsnon·ver·te·brate, adjective, nounsub·ver·te·brate, noun, adjectiveun·ver·te·brate, adjective
Examples from the Web for vertebrate
Some 28 percent of the vertebrate species red-listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature live there.
It is not of the essence of the vertebrate type to be tetrapodal.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
In none of these (vertebrate) yolk-containing ova is the food material distributed uniformly.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Maule appealed to the court: 'My lords, we are vertebrate animals, we are mammalia!Familiar Quotations|John Bartlett