Vestigial in a Sentence  ðŸ”Š

Definition of Vestigial

an organ or limb that is no longer in use due to evolution but may be used for other unintended purposes

Examples of Vestigial in a sentence

Penguins, unlike other birds, have vestigial wings that are too heavy for flight but are perfect for swimming.  ðŸ”Š

Darwin believed that vestigial organs or organs that were no longer useful, were the result of evolution.  ðŸ”Š

Wisdom teeth are vestigial because they have no purpose and are often too bulky for small human jaws and need to be removed.  ðŸ”Š

The human appendix is a vestigial organ that has little to no function and be potentially life-threatening if it becomes infected.  ðŸ”Š

The ostrich has vestigial wings that cannot be used in flight, but can increase speed when running and attract mates.  ðŸ”Š

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