Vertebrated
Vertebrate Ver"te*brate, Vertebrated Ver"te*bra`ted, a. [L. vertebratus.] 1. (Anat.) Having a backbone, or vertebral column, containing the spinal marrow, as man, quadrupeds, birds, amphibia, and fishes. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Contracted at intervals, so as to resemble the spine in animals. --Henslow. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) Having movable joints resembling vertebr[ae]; -- said of the arms ophiurans. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Vertebrata; -- used only in the form vertebrate. [1913 Webster]


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  • vertebrated — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌbrād.ə̇d adjective Etymology: New Latin vertebratus + English ed 1. : vertebrate 2. : composed of or having vertebrae or segments resembling vertebrae a fish with a vertebrated tail …   Useful english dictionary

  • vertebrated — /verr teuh bray tid/, adj. 1. having vertebrae; vertebral; vertebrate. 2. composed of vertebrae or having segments resembling vertebrae. [1820 30; VERTEBRATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • vertebrated — Jointed; composed of segments arranged longitudinally as in certain instruments. * * * ver·te·brat·ed (vurґtə brātґəd) made up of joints resembling the vertebrae …   Medical dictionary

  • vertebrated — ver·te·brat·ed || vÉœrtɪbreɪtɪd / vɜːt adj. having a spinal column; sectional, linked …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vertebrated — ver·te·brat·ed …   English syllables

  • vertebrated — /ˈvɜtəbreɪtəd/ (say vertuhbraytuhd) adjective 1. having vertebrae; vertebrate. 2. consisting of vertebrae …   Australian English dictionary

  • vertebrated probe — a flexible probe made up of joined links …   Medical dictionary

  • Owen [3] — Owen (spr. Oh n), 1) (Audoënus), John, geb. zu Armon in Caernarvonshire, studirte in Oxford die Rechte, wurde dann Schullehrer in Warwick u. st. 1623. Seine lateinischen Epigramme, welche ihn zum Martial der neueren Literatur machen, zuerst Lond …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Saururae — Sau*ru r[ae], n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a lizard + ? a tail.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of birds having a long vertebrated tail with quills along each side of it. Arch[ae]opteryx is the type. See {Arch[ae]opteryx}, and {Odontornithes}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vertebrate — Ver te*brate, Vertebrated Ver te*bra ted, a. [L. vertebratus.] 1. (Anat.) Having a backbone, or vertebral column, containing the spinal marrow, as man, quadrupeds, birds, amphibia, and fishes. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Contracted at intervals, so… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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