- vestibulospinal reflex,
- vestigial organ,
Origin of vestigial
Examples from the Web for vestigial
Ensembles are of vestigial interest in this new pop culture.Van Dyke Parks on How Songwriters Are Getting Screwed in the Digital Age|Van Dyke Parks|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such myths, Manchester argues, may be vestigial in the modern era, but they remain vital to the cohesion of a culture.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Because a foodie is a mouth with a vestigial person attached, one might think so.
In the Malacostraca it is absent in the adult, or persists only in a vestigial condition, as in some Decapoda and Schizopoda.
Some vestigial maternal instinct prompted Melinda to shake her head vigorously.Teething Ring|James Causey
Vestigial organs are sometimes pressed into a secondary use when their original function has been lost.The Story of Evolution|Joseph McCabe
The ulna is vestigial, consisting only of a proximal end ankylosed to the radius.
There are indications of a vestigial second pair of incisors.