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Vertebrata

 [ver″tĕ-bra´tah]
a subphylum of the Chordata, comprising all animals having a vertebral column, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.
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Ver·te·bra·ta

(ver'tĕ-brah'tă),
The vertebrates, a major division of the phylum Chordata, consisting of those animals with a dorsal hollow nerve cord enclosed in a cartilaginous or bony spinal column; includes several classes of fishes, and the amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
Synonym(s): Craniata
[L. vertebratus, jointed]
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Ver·te·bra·ta

(vĕr'tĕ-brā'tă)
The vertebrates, a major division of the phylum Chordata, consisting of those animals with a dorsal hollow nerve cord enclosed in a cartilaginous or bony spinal column; includes several classes of fishes, and the amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
[L. vertebratus, jointed]
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A homologous amino acid sequence alignment of the various CacyBP proteins from Arthropoda, Enteropneusta, Mollusca, Cephalochordata, and Vertebrata was performed using ClustalX.
They found that SYCE2 and TEX12 are conserved in Metazoa, SYCE1 appears in Bilateria, and SYCE3 is specific for Vertebrata.
On the application of the laws of evolution to the arrangement of the Vertebrata, and more particularly of the Mammalia.
They all bypass bones vertebrata and joints, making them extremely effective for over 90% of the population, at any age.
Fish represents the oldest and most diverse class of vertebrates, comprising around 48% of the known member species in the sub-phylum Vertebrata (Altman and Dittmer, 1972).
2 3.44 2 3.12 0.80 0.73 13.31 0.22 Vertebrata Osteichthyes Clupeiformes Clupeidae Etrumeus 9 15.52 10 15.62 14.58 13.41 450.61 7.74 teres Opisthonema 9 15.52 10 15.62 23.58 21.69 579.10 9.94 spp.