Origin of elongation
OTHER WORDS FROM elongationnon·e·lon·ga·tion, noun
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Therefore what we see doesn’t tell us anything about the origins of snakes or the evolutionary progression of body elongation, limb loss, and skull specialization in snakes.This four-legged snake fossil was probably a skinny lizard|Kate Baggaley|November 19, 2021|Popular-Science
During peduncle elongation, the stalks bearing the blossom buds extend and the flowers become visible.Cherry blossoms reach ‘peduncle elongation’ stage; peak bloom likely about a week away|Jason Samenow|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
The common condition can get progressively worse as a person ages and that ocular elongation extends.The 9 top health and medicine breakthroughs of 2020|Claire Maldarelli|December 2, 2020|Popular-Science
Though when the cleavage is covered-up, embellishments and elongation come out in full-force.Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Vibram: Toe Shoes Are In for Spring!|Misty White Sidell|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As the hind foot elongates the index will increase; elongation of the hind foot is interpreted as a specialization.Speciation in the Kangaroo Rat, Dipodomys ordii|Henry W. Setzer
But they told what they knew; that Venus was past her eastern elongation, was approaching the earth.
In that case a little extra tension may be given to offset the probable elongation of the loops.The Aeroplane Speaks|H. Barber
In the Blue Ridge it has undergone no greater change than a slight elongation of its particles and development of a little mica.
The deflecting power exerted by the elastic bond is also increased by its elongation.