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Synonyms for vertebrate

Noun

1. vertebrate, craniate, chordate
usage: animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium

Adjective

1. vertebrate (vs. invertebrate)
usage: having a backbone or spinal column; "fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals"
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