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Obsolescence

obsolescence

falling into disuse; denoting the abolition of a function.

Origin: L. Obsolesco, to grow out of use


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Re: Camouflage in nature

... the process before the same natural selection tosses not yet useful rudimentary endeavor into a trashcan due to its low immediate utility or its obsolescence by the time it’s fully developed? The vast majority of species don't cut the mustard and go extinct. Octopi obviously managed to survive, ...

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by Gavin
Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:44 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
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Camouflage in nature

... the process before the same natural selection tosses not yet useful rudimentary endeavor into a trashcan due to its low immediate utility or its obsolescence by the time it’s fully developed? When one grows to a bigger size or develops sharper claws in response to changing environmental demands, ...

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by Nick7
Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:02 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
Replies: 16
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