Usage examples for vertebrate

  1. Such training would have to be obtained through some of the field work of the Museum of Vertebrate zoology. – Adequate Preparation for the Teacher of Biological Sciences in Secondary Schools by James Daley McDonald
  2. The polyp would afford very little protection against the snail's vertebrate enemies or against what appears to be its chief foe, namely, drought. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  3. However, there is no evidence that this tree is especially attractive to any kind of vertebrate, or plays an important part in the ecology of the area. – The Forest Habitat of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation by Henry S. Fitch Ronald L. McGregor
  4. Note his close and convincing reasoning on the development of the vertebrate eye, and how inadequate the Darwinian idea of the accumulation of insensible variations is to account for it. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  5. Mrs. March had out the vertebrate, and was consulting one of its glittering ribs and glancing up from it at a house before which they stood. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  6. In reality the change implies a profound modification of the frame and life of the vertebrate. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  7. We have brains and intelligence, and we certainly should be able to establish ourselves without the aid of other vertebrate forms of life. – The Long Voyage by Carl Richard Jacobi
  8. Nevertheless it is certain that groups of animals have existed, or do now exist, which serve to connect more or less closely the several great vertebrate classes. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin