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Convoluted

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adjective

(1) (botany) (Of a leaf bud) Leaves rolled together longitudinally.

(2) (botany) (Of a flower bud) Petals are twisted together.

(3) Curled, wound, or twisted together.


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Word origin: Latin convolūtum, of convolvere, "to roll together"

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Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments

... slapped these animals together and then jerry rigged everything in true Rube Goldberg fashion so that it all works but in the most remarkably convoluted way. AND he did this by magic". That's his argument "I don't know so it must have been magic" or some other word you want ...

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by solong4now
Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:14 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments
Replies: 6
Views: 8125

Evolution of complex structures

why are these op posts all so convoluted and just hard to read. Come on dont try to use complex words just say what you want to say. I mean do non-COMPLEX things die and cant survive? sure they do and thats how selection works.

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by david23
Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:47 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of complex structures
Replies: 4
Views: 3774

Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... lips and some don't. Maybe their language needs to be very articulated. Could be worth looking into! Dont you think your cause-effects is a little convoluted. The language comes later so people with certain lip shapes should already be there before they invented the language. You can always attribute ...

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by david23
Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 30
Views: 189149

Re:

... The point is you have here a nerve that is going from the brain to the heart and back outside of the spine. Why it does that (take that convoluted path and bypass some protections at the same time) is explained in the video. And that is extremely relevant to Anna55 point, and much more ...

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by Crucible
Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of the nervous system
Replies: 14
Views: 5980

Evolution of the nervous system

... bonus. The point is you have here a nerve that is going from the brain to the heart and back outside of the spine. Why it does that (take that convoluted path and bypass some protections at the same time) is explained in the video. And that is extremely relevant to Anna55 point, and much more ...

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by canalon
Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of the nervous system
Replies: 14
Views: 5980
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