“It has long been suspected that there are underground tunnels and caverns on the moon, presumably the residua of lava tubes.”
“But “convulsive” epileptic events are not over in “a few seconds” without any residua.”
“Animal behaviourists often note similarities in behaviour between humans and other mammals, there has to be some evolutionary residua that remains from our past.”
“In the majority of cases which I do in which drug overdose proves to be the cause of death, I do not find any residua of pills and capsules in the stomach.”
“The following table presents three most important continuous t-norms, their residua and the corresponding negation:”
“All the African lakes hitherto discovered are shallow, in consequence of being the mere ‘residua’ of very much larger ancient bodies of water.”
“Such as affirm that wind-eggs are the residua of eggs previously begotten from copulation are mistaken in this assertion, for we have cases well authenticated where chickens of the common hen and goose have laid wind-eggs without ever having been subjected to copulation.”
“This is contained in a membranous pouch, which is attached to the body and provided with a terminal outlet just at the point where what is termed the funnel gives issue to the residua of the stomach.”
“Of these fluids the excremental residua of the food may be suitably discussed by themselves, when we come to examine and consider the subject of nutrition.”
“For though even the residua are occasionally used by nature for some useful purpose, yet we must not in all cases expect to find such a final cause; for granted the existence in the body of this or that constituent, with such and such properties, many results must ensue merely as necessary consequences of these properties.”
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Items of little or no value that are left behind by physical or biological processes other than passing through an alimentary canal. See also Valse's Leftovers and reesetee's Hogwash! for other tak...
Words gathered while reading The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut.
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