What is another word for vertebrata?

4 synonyms found


[ vˌɜːtɪbɹˈɑːtə], [ vˌɜːtɪbɹˈɑːtə], [ v_ˌɜː_t_ɪ_b_ɹ_ˈɑː_t_ə]

Vertebrata, also known as vertebrates, are a sub-phylum of animals that have a backbone or a spinal cord. These creatures can be found in almost every corner of the earth and are different from other creatures due to their skeletal structure. In terms of synonyms, the word Vertebrata can be replaced with the term 'Craniata' which refers to a group of organisms with a skull or cranium. Another synonym for Vertebrata is Chordata which refers to a group of animals with a dorsal nerve cord during their embryonic stage. Lastly, the term 'Gnathostomata', is a synonym for Vertebrata which refers to a group of animals with jaws or used in the sense of jawed vertebrates.

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How to use "Vertebrata" in context?

The vertebrata are a large and diverse group of animals that occupy every continent on Earth except Antarctica. They can be found in every ocean and most lakes. They fall into two main categories: vertebrates and invertebrates. Vertebrates have a spinal cord and a vertebral column. Invertebrates do not.

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