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Search Results for: vertebrata

Vertebrata

vertebrata (Science: zoology) One of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom, comprising all animals that have a backbone... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Chondrichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of cartilaginous fish Supplement Chondrichthyes is taxonomic superclass of... Read More

Agnathan

Definition noun, plural: agnathans Any of the jawless fish species belonging to the taxonomic superclass Agnatha of the... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Tetrapod

Definition noun, plural: tetropods A vertebrate with four limbs or leg-like appendages Supplement Tetrapods pertain to the... Read More

Subkingdoms

subkingdom One of the several primary divisions of either the animal, or vegetable kingdom, as, in zoology, the vertebrata,... Read More

Leptocardia

Leptocardia (Science: zoology) The lowest class of vertebrata, including only the Amphioxus. The heart is represented only... Read More

Osteichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic superclass of a diverse group of fish that have skeletons composed primarily of bone... Read More

Philippine tarsier

Definition noun, plural: Philippine tarsiers A tarsier species endemic to the islands of the Philippines Supplement Tarsiers... Read More

Invertebrate zoology

Definition noun A sub-discipline of zoology that particularly deals with the invertebrates Supplement Invertebrate zoology... Read More

Tunicate

Definition noun, plural: tunicates Any of the sessile marine chordates of the subphylum Tunicata Supplement Chordates... Read More

Cephalochordate

Definition noun, plural: cephalochordates Any of the small, elongated, segmented, fish-like chordates that belong to the... Read More

Tetrodon

Definition noun, plural: tetrodons Any of the species belonging to the genus Tetraodon of puffer fish... Read More

Amphibians & Early Reptiles

Amphibia Definition (Science: zoology) Amphibia is one of the classes of vertebrates. The amphibia are distinguished by... Read More

Mammalian Ancestors

Humans are mammals, the most successful taxonomic class of organisms to colonize the Earth. The word mammal derives from the... Read More