Useless Body Organs: A Fact Or A Theory?

     Science is a body of knowledge. It has an unending search for truth and many theories are being formulated through scientific studies like those in human body that somehow makes us think deeper how science can actually interfere to the Creator’s perfect creations.
      Studies have been made that there are several parts of human body that have lost all or most of their original function. And it has been said that this is the product of human evolution. They are in other words referred to as the ‘vestigial organs’. These organs may retain lesser functions or develop a minor new ones or in some cases, may had an unrecognized function.
     Just sharing this list of those organs which according to some readings, humans can live with or without. It’s interesting to know how do you argue with this.
1. Appendix

This muscular tube attached to the large intestine helps in the digestion especially during those primitive days where human diet were largely made up of plants. It also produces white blood cells. Since human diet goes with today’s trend, this chamber becomes dormant and at times causes a problem like appendicitis, an inflammation of an appendix.


2. Coccyx

The coccyx, also called a tailbone is located at the end of the spine. It has lost its original function in assisting balance and mobility, though it still serves some secondary functions, such as being an attachment point for muscles, which explains why it has not degraded further. But in some cases, a tail approximately twelve centimeters long was able to be surgically removed, and the individuals have resumed normal lives.

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