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(English) A taxonomic character that is disappearing or scarcely evident; disappearing or wearing out. Rudimentary, hardly developed, faintly marked. (See also: natural selection, rudiment, vestigial)
(French) Caractère taxinomique en cours de disparition ou rarement apparent; qui disparaît ou vieillit. (See also: natural selection, rudiment, vestigial)
(Portuguese) Caractere taxonómico em desaparecimento ou pouco evidente. (See also: natural selection, rudiment, vestigial)

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