vestige

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a mark or remnant that indicates the former presence of something

Synonyms for vestige

an indication that something has been present

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Thus, in the final analysis, it seems that Ramet's claims about church vestigiality need to be reexamined.
The notion of vestigiality relative to a particular function is formally defined in Section 6).
The idea of vestigiality is linked to the notion of regressive evolution.
Whilst the classic examples of vestigiality are atrophied in this way, not all vestiges need be so.
But it is more natural and sits better with the notion of vestigiality to express it by saying that it had this function.