subphylum Vertebrata

noun
fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
Hypernyms: ↑phylum
Member Holonyms: ↑Chordata, ↑phylum Chordata
Member Meronyms:

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  • Subphylum — In life, a subphylum is a taxonomic rank intermediate between phylum and superclass. The rank of subdivision in plants and fungi is equivalent to subphylum. Not all phyla are divided into subphyla. Those that are include: Arthropoda: divided into …   Wikipedia

  • subphylum Craniata — noun fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals • Syn: ↑Vertebrata, ↑subphylum Vertebrata, ↑Craniata • Hypernyms: ↑phylum • Member Holonyms: ↑Chordata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vertebrata — noun fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals • Syn: ↑subphylum Vertebrata, ↑Craniata, ↑subphylum Craniata • Hypernyms: ↑phylum • Member Holonyms: ↑Chordata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vertebrata — The vertebrates, a major division of the phylum Chordata, consisting of those animals with a dorsal hollow nerve cord enclosed in a cartilaginous or bony spinal column; includes several classes of fishes, and the amphibians, reptiles, birds, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Vertebrata — /ver teuh bray teuh, brah /, n. the subphylum comprising the vertebrate animals. [1820 30; < NL, neut. pl. of L vertebratus VERTEBRATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Vertebrate — Taxobox name = Vertebrates fossil range = Early Cambrian Recent image width = 250px image caption = Blotched Blue tongued Lizard, Tiliqua nigrolutea regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata subphylum authority = Cuvier, 1812… …   Wikipedia

  • vertebrate — /verr teuh brit, brayt /, adj. 1. having vertebrae; having a backbone or spinal column. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Vertebrata (or Craniata), a subphylum of chordate animals, comprising those having a brain enclosed in a skull or cranium… …   Universalium

  • Chordate — Chordata Temporal range: Early Cambrian – Recent, 540–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • endocrine system — Group of ductless glands that secrete hormones necessary for normal growth and development, reproduction, and homeostasis. The major endocrine glands are the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, islets of Langerhans, adrenals, parathyroids, ovaries …   Universalium

  • Chondrichthyes — Cartilaginous fishes Temporal range: 461–0 Ma[1] …   Wikipedia

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