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1. invertebrate

noun. ['ˌɪnˈvɝːtəbrət, ˌɪnˈvɝːtəˌbreɪt'] any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • shellfish
  • ctenophore
  • sponge
  • cnidarian
  • arthropod
  • worm
  • brute
  • foot
  • entoproct
  • moss animal
  • comb jelly
  • mollusk
  • invertebrate foot
  • phoronid
  • zoophyte
  • brachiopod
  • animate being
  • ectoproct
  • echinoderm
  • woodborer
  • sea moss
  • rotifer
  • lampshell
  • peanut worm
  • polyzoan
  • peristome
  • borer
  • sea mat
  • beast
  • coelenterate
  • lamp shell
  • creature
  • bryozoan
  • Symbion pandora
  • sipunculid
  • fauna
  • poriferan
  • parazoan

Antonyms

  • mental
  • leader
  • spread
  • stand still

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Example sentences of the word invertebrate


1. Noun, singular or mass
The tarantula will eat just about any insect, small invertebrate and even baby birds and rodents.

2. Adjective
It can be found in both vertebrate and invertebrate species but is more common in mammals.

3. Verb, base form
Embryologist von Baer stressed the differences between vertebrate and invertebrate embryonic development that refuted Haeckel’s conclusions.

Quotes containing the word invertebrate


1. Spineless "How do you know which invertebrate lacks resolution if they're all spineless?
- Beryl Dov

2. invertebrate

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈvɝːtəbrət, ˌɪnˈvɝːtəˌbreɪt'] lacking a backbone or spinal column.

Antonyms

  • female
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