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Video footage: Giant tubeworm or the giant vestigial worm (Riftia pachyptila). The tubeworm, is housed inside a large tube. From its upper end, emerging from the tube, a large branchial plume is born
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Definition of the adjective vestigial

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adjective

  1. not fully developed in mature animals

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Google previewFocal Illustrated Dictionary of Telecommunications (2013)

by Xerxes Mazda, Fraidoon Mazda

vestigial sideband: The small part of a sideband that remains after Amplitude Modulation(AM) of a carrier signal . Vestigial Sideband Amplitude Modulation (VSB-AM): A modulation technique ...

Google previewDictionary Of Computer & Information Technlgy

by Mrinal Talukdar

Vestigial sideband Virtual machine Vestigial sideband (VSB) Vestigial sideband is a type of amplitude modulation (AM) technique (sometimes called VSB-AM) that encodes data by varying the amplitude of a single carrier frequency .

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

vestigial. organ. Any part of an organism that has diminished in size during its evolution because the function it served decreased in importance or became totally unnecessary. Examples are the human appendix and the wings of the ostrich.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

vestigial. except. the. efferent. ductules of the testes. mesonephros /-nef'ras/ ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2009)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Vestigial. An adjectivereferringto anorgan which exists in a rudimentary form and whose function and structure have declined during the course of evolution. An exampleis the appendix. Viable The abilityof an organism to survive on its own.

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Scrabble value of V4E1S1T1I1G2I1A1L1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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