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vestige

 [ves´tij]
the remnant of a structure that functioned in a previous stage of species or individual development. adj., adj vestig´ial.

ves·tige

(ves'tij), [TA]
A trace or a rudimentary structure; the degenerated remains of any structure which occurs as an entity in the embryo or fetus.
Synonym(s): vestigium [TA]
[L. vestigium]

vestigium

(vĕ-stĭj′ē-əm)
n. pl. vestig·ia (-ē-ə) Biology
A vestige.
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vestigium consisting of 33 males (mean snout-vent length, SVL = 96.5 mm [+ or -] 12.3 SD, range: 72-116 mm and 28 females (mean SVL = 80.4 mm [+ or -] 8.6 SD, range: 54-93 mm) from Imperial, Riverside and San Diego Counties, California and Baja California and Baja California Sur, Mexico.
vestigium were compared using an unpaired t-test (Instat vers.
vestigium significantly exceeded that of females (unpaired t test, t = 5.82, df = 59, P < 0.0001).
vestigium was typical of other lizards from western North America that undergo spermiogenesis beginning in spring and terminate in summer (see Goldberg 1974, 1975, 1977, 1983).
vestigium: (1) no yolk deposition (quiescent); (2) early yolk deposition with basophilic granules present; (3) enlarged preovulatory follicles; (4) oviductal eggs.
Nevertheless Bonaventure tells us that: "First Principle created this perceptible world as a means of self-revelation so that, like a mirror (speculum) or a footprint (vestigium), it might lead the human being to love and praise God the artisan."(30) In the light of this he challenges his readers to read creation as God's self-revelation:
Asume y desarrolla la distincion que hace Anselmo de Laon entre vestigium (seres inanimados y no racionales), imago creationis (racionalidad humana, reflejo de la divina), imago similitudinis (racionalidad humana, reflejo de la Trinidad: memoria, inteligencia, amor) e imago recreationis (el hombre en gracia) (15).
En estos dos ultimos casos (el de los artefactos y el de las figuras geometricas) podemos exclamar entonces: vestigium hominis video (34), segun la expresion de Kant, y todo trazo de contingencia se desvanece y termina siendo explicado en virtud de algo externo a la propia naturaleza del fenomeno.
Vestigium es una copia muy imperfecta del original, pues solo representa parcialmente su modelo (73).
Tria ergo considerantur in ratione vestigii: scilicet similitudo, imperfectio similitudinis, et quod per vestigium in rem cujus est vestigium devenitur>> (In I Sent., d.
Es evidente, sin embargo, que si los pensadores cristianos conservaron la nocion filosofica griega de naturaleza entendida como el modo especifico de operar y padecer de un ente, derivado de lo que este es por esencia, al introducir la concepcion del caracter creatural de lo real, los pensadores cristianos percibieron en ello la belleza, la bondad y la dignidad propias de lo que es imago et vestigium Dei (31).