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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vertebrata
 脊椎動物門

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 Ver·te·bra·ta /ˌvɝtəˈbrɑtə, ˈbret-/ 名詞 複數
 脊椎動物(有頭類亞門)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ver·te·bra·ta n. pl.  Zool. One of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom, comprising all animals that have a backbone composed of bony or cartilaginous vertebrae, together with Amphioxus in which the backbone is represented by a simple undivided notochord. The Vertebrata always have a dorsal, or neural, cavity above the notochord or backbone, and a ventral, or visceral, cavity below it. The subdivisions or classes of Vertebrata are Mammalia, Aves, Reptilia, Amphibia, Pisces, Marsipobranchia, and Leptocardia.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Vertebrata
      n : fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals [syn: subphylum
          Vertebrata, Craniata, subphylum Craniata]