Translation of invertebrate in Spanish:

invertebrate

invertebrado, n.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈvərdəbreɪt//ɪnˈvəːtɪbrət//ɪnˈvərdəbrət/

noun

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    invertebrado masculine
    invertebrada feminine
    • Later, become predators and feed on insects, invertebrates, and other small fish.
    • These distinctions correspond closely to our distinction between vertebrates and invertebrates.
    • In many cases, the adhesive gels secreted by invertebrates are described as mucus.
    • Insects and other aquatic invertebrates are also eaten, especially by young birds.
    • It is typical of vertebrates but rare among invertebrates, being seen in a few molluscs and arachnids.
    • Insects, spiders, and other invertebrates make up most of the Hermit Warbler's diet.
    • Living horseshoe crabs feed on molluscs, worms, and other tasty and nutritious marine invertebrates.
    • In the spring, their diet includes a higher proportion of invertebrates such as insects and snails.
    • While studies have been done in mammals and other vertebrates less is known of invertebrates.
    • They feed by sucking juices from soft-bodied invertebrates through a long proboscis.
    • Smaller vertebrates and invertebrates are also known in abundance from France and Bavaria.
    • North American river otters are important predators of fish and aquatic invertebrates.
    • Other invertebrates, including mollusks and crustaceans, are also part of the diet.
    • Fish eat snails in their shells and hard-shelled crustacea as well as invertebrates with exoskeletons.
    • Small insects and other invertebrates make up most of the American Redstart's diet.
    • The saw is also used as a digging tool to probe in mud and sand in search of crustaceans and other small invertebrates.
    • During the breeding season they eat mostly insects and other invertebrates.
    • Aquatic invertebrates are also eaten, especially by breeding females and the young.
    • Gudgeon love feeding upon copepods, tiny shelled invertebrates that form swarms just above the river bed.
    • The exhibit is currently home to more than 70 species of fish, invertebrates and corals.

adjective

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    invertebrado
    • The invertebrate ancestors of vertebrates had gill slits, but these were used primarily for filter feeding; these organisms took up most of the oxygen they needed through the skin.
    • Once vertebrate and invertebrate eyes were established hundreds of millions of years ago, evolution continued borrowing genes and fine-tuning them for new situations.
    • Amphioxus is the closest living invertebrate relative of the vertebrates, and is key to understanding the evolution of vertebrates from an invertebrate ancestor.
    • The senior students were keen to observe the invertebrate marine animals, such as starfish, urchins and crustaceans.
    • Returning to the United States in 1894, he joined the faculty of the University of California, teaching and carrying out research in both vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology.
    • Sea cucumbers, invertebrate animals of the phylum Echinodermata, might hold out some hope for the afflicted.
    • Odorant-binding proteins are present in the olfactory systems of both vertebrate and invertebrate animals, but these gene families are not related.
    • Given the high heritability of sideroxylonal and its effectiveness as a deterrent against vertebrate and invertebrate herbivores, it is surprising that undefended trees persist in the population.
    • Anhydrobiosis is a state of suspended animation certain invertebrate animals enter in response to severe drought.
    • We vertebrates do not stand higher and later than our invertebrate cousins, for all ‘advanced’ animal phyla made their first appearance in the fossil record at essentially the same time.
    • While ubiquitous among vertebrates, it occurs less frequently in invertebrate phyla.
    • Over the last decade, we have become increasingly aware that environmental contaminants act through multiple mechanisms to alter endocrine functioning in vertebrate and invertebrate species.
    • Minerals, mushrooms, higher and lower plants, invertebrate and vertebrate animals make up the richest museum collection on the Balkan Peninsula.
    • The possible role of fibroblast growth factors in organization of the limb blastema is explored and the similarities between vertebrate and invertebrate control of regeneration are discussed.
    • Vertebrate and invertebrate animals, land plants, and protists are all represented as fossils in the Solnhofen Limestone.
    • Most endophytes produce N-rich alkaloid compounds that deter or poison a range of vertebrate and invertebrate herbivores.
    • Serotonin has been demonstrated to enhance excitability and spike output in vertebrate and invertebrate neurons.
    • Echinoderms are considered the invertebrate group most closely related to the vertebrates.
    • He then told us that these first life-forms evolved into bacteria and then into the invertebrate animals, as well as plants.
    • They are a common adaptation in organisms that use internal fertilization, and have arisen multiple times in a number of vertebrate and invertebrate lineages.