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invertebrate

 [in-ver´tĕ-brāt]
1. having no vertebral column.
2. any animal that has no vertebral column.

in·ver·te·brate

(in-ver'tĕ-brāt),
1. Not possessed of a spinal or vertebral column.
2. Any animal that has no spinal column.

invertebrate

/in·ver·te·brate/ (-ver´tĕ-brāt)
1. having no spinal column.
2. any animal having no spinal column.

invertebrate

(ĭn-vûr′tə-brĭt, -brāt′)
adj.
1. Lacking a backbone or spinal column; not vertebrate.
2. Of or relating to invertebrates: invertebrate zoology.
n.
An animal, such as an insect or mollusk, that lacks a backbone or spinal column.

invertebrate

[invur′təbrit]
an animal that lacks a vertebral column. Invertebrates comprise more than 95% of all species of animals.

in·ver·te·brate

(in-vĕr'tĕ-brăt)
1. Not possessed of a spinal or vertebral column.
2. (in-vĕr'tĕ-brāt) Any animal that has no spinal column.

invertebrate

any animal that does not possess a backbone.

invertebrate

1. having no vertebral column.
2. any animal that has no vertebral column.
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Gooderham J and Tsyrlin E (2002) The waterbug book: a guide to the freshwater macroinvertebrates of temperate Australia.
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The macroinvertebrates for our study were collected in 33 sampling sites differing in morphology along the Virvyte River (Table 1): 3 control sites (damunaffected), 10 sites in HPP dams and 10 sites below HPP dams.
Macroinvertebrates associated with Halodule wrightii observed at Golfo La Perra and Corral de Mulas in Bahia de Jiquilisco in El Salvador, 2013.