Definition of Vestigial. Meaning of Vestigial. Synonyms of Vestigial

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Definition of Vestigial

Vestigial
Vestigial Ves*tig"i*al, a. Of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a vestige.

Meaning of Vestigial from wikipedia

- Vestigiality is the retention during the process of evolution of genetically determined structures or attributes that have lost some or all of the ancestral...
- In the context of human evolution, human vestigiality involves those traits (such as organs or behaviors) occurring in humans that have lost all or most...
- A vestigial twin is a form of parasitic twinning, where the parasitic "twin" is so malformed and incomplete that it typically consists entirely of extra...
- A vestigial response or vestigial reflex in a species is a response that has lost its original function. In humans, vestigial responses include ear perking...
- and not available for video/TV signals leads to the usage of vestigial sideband. A vestigial sideband (in radio communication) is a sideband that has been...
- muscles, and nerves, but this is regarded as an abnormality rather than a vestigial true tail, even when such an appendage is located where the tail would...
- "Vestigial Peter" is the second episode of the twelfth season and the 212th overall episode of the animated comedy series Family Guy. It aired on Fox...
- and sharks have full nictitating membranes; in many mammals, a small, vestigial portion of the nitctitating membrane remains in the corner of the eye...
- Polydactyly or polydactylism (from Gr**** πολύς (polys) 'many', and δάκτυλος (daktylos) 'finger'), also known as hyperdactyly, is an anomaly in humans and...
- skeleton consists primarily of the skull, vertebrae, and ribs, with only vestigial remnants of the limbs. The skull of a snake is a very complex structure...
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