Question specifically regards vertebrates. Vertebrata is a Subphylum within the Chordata Phylum, and Animalia Kingdom. Vertebrates are animals with backbones and consist of 4% of the described animal species, and include mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and several Classes of fish.

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Difference between intervertebral and vertebral foramina

In the human spine, what is the difference between intervertebral and vertebral foramina? Is it just a matter of perspective and do they refer to the same thing or are they different?
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What is the smallest known organism with a skeleton? [closed]

See question title. After doing some looking around on my own I haven't found much so I figured I'd ask some experts.
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Why is venom more common in fish and snakes than other vertebrates?

Reading this question, I wondered why is it that we associate vertebrate venoms so often with snakes and fish, and more rarely with lizards, amphibians, mammals, and birds (apparently never, in ...