Biological Science (6th Edition)

Published by Benjamin Cummings
ISBN 10: 0321976495
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-649-9

Chapter 23 - Evolutionary Processes - Review: 3

Answer

homologous

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Homology refers to anything shared due to descent from a common ancestor: "Hey, Jimmy, you and your brother both have your Mom's nose" is a statement which could be made about a family which is like saying that two things are homologous. Genes, limbs, and many other things can be homologous.
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