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|Noun||1.||Amniota - higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development|
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
amniote - any member of the Amniota
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