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Dictionary definition for: Vertebrate

1. (n) animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium

2. (a) having a backbone or spinal column; "fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals"

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