Vertebrata

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

Medical Definition of Vertebrata 

: 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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