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top 10 vestigial organs

Discussion in 'Kayo Dot' started by goatschool, Mar 31, 2005.

  1. goatschool

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    actually
     
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    minxnim meow

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    hell yeah

    ps this list is homo sapien-centric
     
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    Baliset guitar deity

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    "Of course, some body hair is helpful to humans; eye brows can keep sweat out of the eyes and facial hair might influence a woman’s choice of sexual partner. All the rest of that hair, though, is essentially useless. "
     
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    Baliset guitar deity

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    "Male nipples are vestigial; they may perform a small role in sexual stimulation and a small number of men have been able to lactate."
     
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    the real question is, how long will it take before greg tries to milk himself?
     
  9. goatschool

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    :)

    so that's why my family is so big on radichetta
     
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    xfer I JERK OFF TO ARCTOPUS

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    greg i can make this pretty awesome eggplant/potato/fenugreek dish that all but ENSURES male lactation
     
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    azal love is the answer

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    this thread is really good.
     
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    Draft Dodging Scarecrow Year of Mao Zedong

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    Hey! A friend of mine has lactated before!
     
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    not exactly OT but it BEGS inclusion:

    sagittal crest: a ridge of bone along the midline of the top of the skull that serves for the attachment of the temporalis muscle.
     
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    I just read about the lactation, means your friend has too much estrogen which means he in turn has too much testosterone which is then converted to estrogen by aromatase. He might be on 'roids or is just more of man than I ever hope to be.
     
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    Draft Dodging Scarecrow Year of Mao Zedong

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    Actually, all that testosterone probably explains why my friend is fucking psycho.
     
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    man boobs
     
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    Humans still have gills too :) The passage that equalizes pressure between the ears and the nose originated as gills in the lungfish we're originally descended from.

    :wave:
     
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    I believe you are refering to the Eustachian tubule.
     
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    I was taught Eustachian tube, but yes the passage linking the middle ear and pharynx - it is derived from the gill cleft found in fish. The spiracle of early fish (i.e. remnants of the first first gill slit) is still found in human embyos, and a modified version develops to create the Eustachian tube. :)
     

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