Flashcards in Cold Blooded Vertibrates Deck (19):
Organisms that have backbones.
an animal that is dependent on or capable of the internal generation of heat; a warm-blooded animal.
an animal that is dependent on external sources of body heat.
a visible line along the side of a fish consisting of a series of sense organs that detect pressure and vibration.
the paired respiratory organ of fishes and some amphibians.
Agnatha is a superclass of jawless fish in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, consisting of both present and extinct species.
Cartilaginous fish have a skeleton made from cartilage instead of bone.
diverse taxonomic group of fish that have skeletons primarily composed of bone tissue, as opposed to cartilage.
The swim bladder, gas bladder, fish maw or air bladder is an internal gas-filled organ that contributes to the ability of many bony fish
Amphibians are ectothermic, tetrapod vertebrates of the class Amphibia.
The lungs are the primary organs of respiration in humans and many other animals including a few fish
A tadpole is the larval stage in the life cycle of an amphibian
Also called transformation. A change in the form and often habits of an animal during normal development
Caecilians are a group of limbless, serpentine amphibians.
Salamanders are a group of amphibians typically characterized by a lizard-like appearance
A frog is any member of a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura.
Toad is a common name applied to certain frogs, especially of the family Bufonidae, that are characterized by dry, leathery skin, short legs, and parotoid glands.
Reptiles are tetrapod animals in the class Reptilia.