Ver`te*brar*te"ri*al(?), a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a vertebra or vertebr and an artery; -- said of the foramina in the transverse processes of cervical vertebr and of the canal which they form for the vertebral artery and vein.
Ver`te*bra"ta(?), n. pl. [NL.] (Zol.) One of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom, comprising all animals that have a backbone composed of bony or cartilaginous vertebr, 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.
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