atavism

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The recurrence or reversion to a past behaviour, method, characteristic or style after a long period of absence
The reappearance of an ancestral characteristic in an organism after several generations of absence
{i} appearance of a trait belonging to a distant ancestor that has been dormant in recent generations (Biology)
The recurrence, or a tendency to a recurrence, of the original type of a species in the progeny of its varieties; resemblance to remote rather than to near ancestors; reversion to the original form
a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
The recurrence of any peculiarity or disease of an ancestor in a subsequent generation, after an intermission for a generation or two
the reappearance of an ancestral characteristic in an organism after several generations of absence. Often also referred to as a throwback
throwback
atavistic
of a throwback or exhibiting primitivism

Because I am atavistic enough to believe that drawing is the basic language of the illustrator, even as words comprise the basic language of the writer….

atavistic
relating to earlier, more primitive behavior that returns after an absence
atavistic
of the recurrence of a trait reappearing after an absence of one or more generations due to a chance recombination of genes

Reactivation of a dormant atavistic gene could account for the abnormal costocoracoid ligament in humans.

atavisms
plural of atavism
atavistic
Pertaining to atavists
atavistic
characteristic of an atavist
atavistic
{s} (Biology) pertaining to atavism (appearance of a trait belonging to a distant ancestor that has been dormant in recent generations)
atavistic
Atavistic feelings or behaviour seem to be very primitive, like the feelings or behaviour of our earliest ancestors. an atavistic fear of snakes. = primordial. atavistic feelings are very basic human feelings that people have felt since humans have existed (atavism (19-21 centuries), from atavisme, from atavus )
atavism

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    a·ta·vism

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    ätıvîzım

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    throwback

    Telaffuz

    /ˈatəvəzəm/ /ˈætəvɪzəm/

    Etimoloji

    [ 'a-t&-"vi-z&m ] (noun.) 1833. French atavisme, from Latin atavus ancestor, from at- + avus grandfather; more at UNCLE.

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