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Homologous_vs_Analogous_Traits_Evolution_series_pt1

Homologous vs Analogous Traits Evolution series pt1

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 The structures shared by a set of related species because they have been inherited, with or without modification, from their common ancestor. For example, the bones that support a bat's wing are similar to those of a human arm.


Reteived from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/glossary/ on November 28, 2013.

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