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vestigial <i>adj.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199211777
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726774
vestigial adj.

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existing only in a rudimentary form. The term is applied to organs whose structure and function have diminished during the

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Subjects: Nursing Studies

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