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Synonyms for vertebrate

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Where did you receive your degree in Vertebrate Palaeontology?
Similarly, examples of small vertebrates that are especially imperiled included the Clarke's banana frog, sapphire-bellied hummingbird, gray gecko, hog-nosed bat and the waterfall climbing cave fish.
When early vertebrates invaded land 360 million years or more ago, their tails might have been crucial in helping them climb sloping sand or mud, suggests physicist Daniel Goldman of Georgia Tech in Atlanta.
Preliminary analyses of new samples show vertebrate occurrences in these lower units, indicating that the scarcity may be the result of sampling bias.
Using micron resolution X-ray imaging, they showed how a series of fossils, with a 410 million year old armoured fish called Romundina at its centre, documents the step-by-step assembly of the face during the evolutionary transition from jawless to jawed vertebrates.
Up until now it had been thought the anatomical peculiarities of bony fishes, the group that would eventually give rise to human beings, are specialisations that arose later in vertebrate evolutionary history in our own bony fish lineage.
In part because these systems can be manipulated by pathogens for immune evasion (Murphy, 1993; Alcami, 2003), vertebrate immune signaling systems evolve quickly, often making the interleukins and other cytokines that mediate these functions difficult to identify even across Class divides.
On the fresh exposure near the top of the outcrop, there were what appeared to be vertebrate burrows in a weakly developed paleosol.
Direct methods include quantifying virus salivated into drops of blood, virus detected in vertebrate tissues immediately after mosquito feeding, virus salivated into blood agar, and virus salivated into fluids such as oil.
Like you--or any vertebrate (animal with a backbone)--this male cow sports skeletal muscles (tissues that attach to bones and shorten to produce movement).
San Diego, CA) and Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, WI) have patented a method for delivering an isolated polynucleotide to the interior of a cell in a vertebrate, comprising the interstitial introduction of an isolated polynucleotide into a tissue of the vertebrate where the polynucleotide is taken up by the cells of the tissue and exerts a therapeutic effect on the vertebrate.
Because of the fossil record, we know precisely what happened to the shape of the vertebrate skull and skeleton through time.
He is presently professor emeritus of Geological Sciences and curator emeritus of Vertebrate Paleontology at Michigan State University.
But Story is working with scientists at the University of Wollongong who have established techniques for determining cholinesterase levels in vertebrate blood and tissue samples.