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vestigial <i>adj.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199666379
Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191770395
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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