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(English) A structure so deficient in size that it does not perform its normal function; often used in reference to the small modular gill rakers at the ends of the gill arch. (See also: gill rakers, obsolete, vestigial)
(French) Structure si défectueuse en dimension qu'elle n'exécute pas sa fonction normale ; souvent employé aux petites épines branchiales modulaires situées aux extrémités de l'arc branchial. (See also: gill rakers, obsolete, vestigial)
(Portuguese) Estrutura tão deficiente em tamanho que não realiza as suas funções habituais. (See also: gill rakers, obsolete, vestigial)

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