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Noun: craniate  krey-nee-ut
  1. Animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
    - vertebrate

Derived forms: craniates

Type of: chordate

Part of: Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata

Encyclopedia: Craniate