having vertebrae; vertebral; vertebrate.
composed of vertebrae or having segments resembling vertebrae.
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How to use vertebrated in a sentence
The class Mammalia is scientifically defined as “all animals which have a vertebrated skeleton and suckle their young.”Man's Place in Nature and Other Essays | Thomas Henry Huxley
In some fishes with vertebrated tail fins the fin is symmetric (Fig. 300), and this seems to be the primitive type.The Elements of Geology | William Harmon Norton
This membrane is, we are told, common to all vertebrated animals, but is especially beautiful and lustrous in nocturnal animals.The Book of Cats | Charles H. Ross
Can the organisation of vertebrated animals be referred to one uniform type?Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
The water-population of vertebrated animals first appears in the Upper Silurian.The Interpreters of Genesis and the Interpreters of Nature | Thomas Henry Huxley