HyperDic: craniate

English > 1 sense of the word craniate:
NOUNanimalcraniate, vertebrateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
English > craniate: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninganimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium.
Synonymvertebrate
Category ofbloodThe fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
endoskeletonThe internal skeleton
ovary(vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone
rib, costaAny of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
Member ofVertebrata, subphylum Vertebrata, Craniata, subphylum Craniatafishes
PartsbellyThe underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish
caudal appendagetail especially of a mammal posterior to and above the anus
digit, dactylA finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
rib, costaAny of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
tailThe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
thorax, chest, pectusThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
vertebrate foot, pedal extremityThe extremity of the limb in vertebrates
NarrowerAmniotaHigher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development
amnioteAny member of the Amniota
amphibiancold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water
aquatic vertebrateanimal living wholly or chiefly in or on water
birdwarm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
fetus, foetusAn unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages / stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
gnathostomeA vertebrate animal possessing true jaws
mammal, mammalianAny warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair
reptile, reptilianAny cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms
tetrapodA vertebrate animal having four feet or legs or leglike appendages
BroaderchordateAny animal of the phylum Chordata having a notochord or spinal column
Spanishcraniate, vertebrado, vertebrados
Catalancraniate, craniat, vertebrat

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