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vestigial organs

Edited by Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Zoology

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199684274
Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191764882
vestigial organs

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Atrophied or non-functional organs that are well developed and fully functional in other members of the group. They result from

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Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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