Vestigiality refers to genetically determined structures or attributes that have lost
some or all of ... Vestigial structures are often called vestigial organs, although
many of them are not actuall...
One of the most often cited evidences for human evolution is the existence of
vestigial structures. Vestigial structures are body parts that seemingly have no ...
Feb 9, 2005 ... The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) defines vestigial organs as organs or
structures remaining or surviving in a degenerate, atrophied, ...
All species possess vestigial features, which range in type from anatomical to ...
of other animals led to the idea that it might be the vestige of such a structure, ...
Mar 29, 2012 ... Hank talks about some of the structures in our bodies that are "leftover" from
previous evolutionary phases of humanity. Like SciShow on ...
Vestigial structures are structures that an organism retains even though they are
no longer functional. For example, there are a number of birds that are flightless.
Noun. (plural vestigial structures). (biology) A structure in an organism that has
lost all or most of its original function in the course of evolution, such as human ...
Darwin's evidence for evolution: Rudimentary ("vestigial") organs. I. Unusable
organs. A. Some "organs" have no apparent nor predictable function (based on ...
Apr 29, 2013 ... Like any vestigial structure, we retain pieces of this genetic material because it
really isn't causing any trouble: Century after century, the “junk” ...
A review of vestigial structures, some of the structures in our bodies that are "
leftover" from previous evolutionary phases of humanity.