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Vertebrata

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noun plural Ver·te·bra·ta \ˌvər-tə-ˈbrät-ə, -ˈbrāt-\

Medical Definition of Vertebrata

  1. :  a subphylum of chordates comprising animals (as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) with a segmented spinal column together with a few primitive forms in which the backbone is represented by a notochord


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