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Unformed

unformed

1. Decomposed, or resolved into parts; having the form destroyed.

2. Not formed; not arranged into regular shape, order, or relations; shapeless; amorphous.

3. (Science: biology) unorganised; without definite shape or structure; as, an unformed, or unorganised, ferment.

(Science: astronomy) Unformed stars, stars not grouped into any constellation; informed stars. See sporades.

Origin: In sense 1 properly p. P. Of un form; in senses 2 and 3 pref. Un- not _ formed.


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Help identify this aquatic species

... in shallow freshwater inland stream in central VA, I came upon a strange aquatic creature. It was about 6 inches long by 1 in wide, looked like an unformed fish. It was albino-white, rubbery, had a slit along its belly, and two short pointy undeveloped fins or feet. Looked like it had an undeveloped ...

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Why I think Neo-darwinism is dead

... genetics. Instead, specific traits are but responses to external stimuli that act on hormones. Very early on in the development of the embryo, the unformed organism begins a miraculous swirl of unexplainable self-organization. It also immediately starts receiving feedback. This feedback not only ...

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Sat Aug 26, 2006 11:56 pm
 
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Topic: Why I think Neo-darwinism is dead
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