Definition of Vestigial

1. Adjective. Not fully developed in mature animals. "Rudimentary wings"

Exact synonyms: Rudimentary
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Undeveloped
Derivative terms: Rudiment



Definition of Vestigial

1. a. Of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a vestige.

2. a. Of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a vestige.

Definition of Vestigial

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a trace from the past. ¹

2. Adjective. Not fully developed in mature animals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vestigial

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Vestigial

1. Refers to an organ or part (for example, the human appendix) which is greatly reduced from the original ancestral form and is no longer functional. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vestigial

vestibulum
vestibulum aortae
vestibulum bursae omentalis
vestibulum laryngis
vestibulum nasi
vestibulum oris
vestigate
vestige
vestiges
vestigia
vestigial (current term)
vestigial fold
vestigial muscle
vestigial organ
vestigial structure
vestigially
vestigium
vestiment
vestimentary
vestimentiferan
vestimentiferans
vestiments
vesting
vesting schedule

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