- incompletely or imperfectly developed
Learning how to us a knife correctly is one of the rudimentary skills of cooking.
- An example of rudimentary skills are basic reading, writing and math skills.
- An example of rudimentary is a simple organism such as a single celled organism that has not evolved into a complex plant or animal.
The definition of rudimentary is basic skills, the early stages of development or basic fundamental concepts of education.
of, or having the nature of, a rudiment or rudiments; specif.,
- Of or relating to basic facts or principles; elementary: I have only a rudimentary knowledge of Greek.
- Being in an early stage of development or having a simple form: traveled upriver in a rudimentary boat.
- Biology Imperfectly or incompletely developed: a mutant mouse with rudimentary claws.
rudimentary - Medical Definition
Biology Imperfectly or incompletely developed: a mutant mouse with rudimentary claws.
- ru′di·men·tar′i·ly (-târ′ə-lē)
- The nervous mechanism thus formed is very rudimentary, but in.
- In addition to this replacement of a single pair of functional teeth in each jaw, it has been discovered that marsupials possess rudimentary tooth-germs which never cut the gum.
- The rudimentary fifth digit.
- He defined them as possessing radial instead of bilateral symmetry, and as apparently destitute of nervous system and sense organs, as having the circulatory system rudimentary or absent, and the respiratory organs on or coextensive with the surface of the body; he included under this title and definition five classes, - Echinodermata, Acalepha, Entozoa, Polypi and Infusoria.
- No instance has ever been met with of the complete development of the right tusk associated with a rudimentary condition of the left.