Bio latin words

By. sean bowers

chordata

The highest phylum in the animal kingdom, characterized by a notochord, nerve cord, and gill slits; includes the urochordates, lancelets, and vertebrates.

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agnathans

a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata
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chondricthyes

jawed fish with paired fins, paired nostrils, scales, two-chambered hearts, and skeletons made of cartilage rather than bone.
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Urochordata

The urochordates, more commonly called tunicates, are mostly sedentary animals that live on the sea bed, and obtain their food by passing a current of water through the body. Like most sedentary marine animals, the tunicates have planktonic larvae which float in the ocean currents and disperse the animals to new areas.
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Cephalocordata

the closest living relatives of the vertebrates.

has a notchcord

All adults are small, fishlike animals that are rarely longer than 5 centimeters


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osteichtyes

bony fishes
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amphibians

has 3 major classes-- urodela, anura, apoda

animals that live part of their lives in water and part on land

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urodela

The tailed amphibians
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anura

has frogs and toads. They are the most successful living amphibia
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apoda

a small order of wormlike, legless animals in the amphbian class
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reptilia

has 4 main classes

Dry body covered with scales ; Toes with claws Well developed lungs folded into small sacs called alveoli

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testudines

retile with a hard shell protecting its soft body
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sphenodonitia

living fossil and one of the oldest reptiles
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squamata

characterized a flexible jaw structure

having scales or shields rather than shells or secondary palate

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crocodillia

group of large reptiles

appeared about 84 million years ago in the late Cretaceous Period

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aves

birds

they can fly

light bone structure

mammalia

has a lot of sub classes

has mammerary glands

parental care

embryo developes in uterus


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monotremes

mammals that lay eggs
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marsupials

pouched mammals
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proboscidea

animals with trunks
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sirenia

fully aquatic, herbivorous mammals
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Edentata

no teeth


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Rodetia

a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws
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Lagomorphic

they have four incisors in the upper jaw

twitch nose when preadors are near by

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Carnivoria

have sharp teeth and eat meat
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artiodactyla

have even toes on each foot

have hooves

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cetacea

carnivorous marine mammals
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Perissodactyla

mammal with hooves that feature an odd number of toes
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Chiroptera

mammals having the front limbs modified as wings.
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insectivora

eat insects

mammal

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Primates

mammals with a large brain and complex hands and feet
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