Usage examples for functionally

  1. True, " inheritance of functionally produced modifications" is allowed to be the chief factor throughout the " higher stages of organic evolution," but it has very little to do in the lower; in these " the almost exclusive factor" is not heredity, or inheritance, but " survival of the fittest." – Luck or Cunning? by Samuel Butler
  2. I have quoted enough to show that Dr. Erasmus Darwin would have protested against the supposition that functionally produced modifications were an adequate explanation of all the phenomena of organic modification. – Luck or Cunning? by Samuel Butler
  3. While not organically diseased, the vital organs were functionally inert. – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  4. Functionally divided into operations, markets, training resources, and world trade information. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  5. But her notebook was on her knee and her pencil sharpened, and when Sir Julius had finished reading her hand began to write, purely functionally of itself. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  6. 7. When the external organs arrive at this final form before the organs of reproduction are matured, these changes are known as metamorphoses; when, on the contrary, the organs of reproduction are functionally perfect before the external organs, or when the creature has the power of budding, then the phenomenon is known as alternation of generations. – On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects by Sir John Lubbock
  7. Darwin carries this further by stating " that resemblances in several unimportant structures, in useless and rudimentary organs, or not now functionally active, or in an embryological condition, are by far the most serviceable for classification." – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  8. I can't give her opiates, for the strain has weakened her heart- I mean functionally – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  9. It will be seen that only the outer side of this appendage is stigmatic, and that it is thus naturally impossible for the blue- flag to self- fertilize- only one instance of thousands in which the anther and stigma, though placed in the closest proximity, and apparently even in contact- seemingly with the design of self- fertilization- are actually more perfectly separated functionally than if in separate flowers, the insect alone consummating their affinity. – My Studio Neighbors by William Hamilton Gibson
  10. The abnormal mixed types are, on the contrary, more or less degenerate, structurally, functionally and mentally. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  11. Now take the case where the roots are maintaining their maximum functional activity, but the leaves- owing to want of light, too much moisture or too low a temperature of the air- are functionally depressed. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  12. She accumulated a collection of house- frocks; printed cotton washables differing somewhat in color and cut but functionally identical. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  13. This does not mean that there are not cases that need definite stomachic treatment, or even that patients who have succeeded in functionally disturbing their digestion by thinking over much about it, will not need gastric remedies. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  14. Utterly inadequate to explain the major part of the facts as is the hypothesis of the inheritance of functionally produced modifications, yet there is a minor part of the facts, very extensive though less, which must be ascribed to this cause. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  15. Are we to stop short with the admission that inheritance of functionally produced modifications takes place only in cases in which there is evidence of it? – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  16. But if there is inheritance of functionally produced modifications of structure, evolution of such minor traits is no longer inexplicable. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  17. But it is not thus with functionally produced modifications. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer