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Appendix

(Science: anatomy) a worm-shaped process projecting from the blind end of the caecum. Supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book.A vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch.An organ important to herbivores as it is responsible for the breaking down of cellulose which composes the cell wall. Over time, the appendix has become redundant in animals such as humans and are no longer an essential organ in our daily functions.


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Re: A little help

In regards to vestigial structures I am referring to organs such as the appendix or bones and limbs similar to what is occasionally found in whales. Essentially organs, limbs etc that are believed to once have been more developed in ancestral species that have ...

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by Grisner
Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A little help
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Stomach bloating and weight gain

... GP doctor and he said if you think I am going to say anything about your weight your crazy you need to gain weight and left it at that. Ive had my appendix out, I have no gallbladder (out two years ago) and have had a complete Hysterectomy since I was 28, now 48. I had my gallbladder removed a ...

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by BloatedSC
Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:17 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Alternation Of Gene

It's lot like reverse engineering, change the phenotype to influence Genotypes. Actually, it is possible. What's causing our appendix to degenerate. It actually reverse action. No need to use - No stimuli - No growth. But pinching nose to make change in genes would probably need efforts ...

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by sachin
Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:21 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Alternation Of Gene
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... Darwinian natural selection to make a reasonable case, that interestingly can be applied to the design view as well. wbla3335 reference to the appendix as a vestigial structure is simply becoming another one of these urban myths. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=what-is-the-function-of-t ...

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by scottie
Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:32 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... when the designer will arive again to create new species. I appreciate Adolescence is a difficult time. wbla3335 Blind cave animals with eyes, the appendix and other vestigial structures throughout the tree of life, the tree of life itself, pathogens, inadequate DNA repair, etc., etc., etc. do ...

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by scottie
Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:40 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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