There were four short, stout swimming paddles, and the tail was vertebrated.
Why should not all invertebrated animals have risen into vertebrated?
Take, for example, what is perhaps the most wonderful instance of refined mechanism in nature—the eye of a vertebrated animal.
The Archopteryx tail is vertebrated, the typical birds non-vertebrated.
In the vertebrated animals the nervous system is also more developed.
Our own speech is vertebrated and articulated by means of nouns, verbs, and the rules of grammar.
Among the reptilian characters are its long, vertebrated tail, teeth set in sockets, and long claws on the wings.
His style of lecturing is very good, but the subject (vertebrated animals) was too scientific for my ignorance.
This membrane is, we are told, common to all vertebrated animals, but is especially beautiful and lustrous in nocturnal animals.
These varied modifications of the vertebrated type, for special purposes, are unmistakable examples of final causation.