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Convergence

Definition noun (evolutionary biology) The evolutionary process in which the organisms evolve bodily parts that are... Read More

Accommodation reflex

Definition noun, plural: accommodation reflexes A reflex reaction of the eye in response to focusing on near object followed... Read More

Roach clasp

Roach clasp --> bar clasp A clasp whose arms are bar-type extensions from major connectors or from within the denture... Read More

Convergent evolution

Convergent evolution definition What is convergent evolution? Convergent evolution is a concept in evolutionary biology... Read More

Chemistry: The Central Science, 10th Edition

Chemistry: The Central Science, 10th Edition     ... Read More

Apomorphy

Apomorphy Definition Apomorphy (biology definition): A derived trait or characteristic that identifies a species or a... Read More

Blindness – Evolutionary regression? Maybe not!

The recent Netflix's hit flick, Bird Box, surely startled the viewers with the thrilling scenarios revolving around the... Read More

Afrotropical realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that covers Trans-Saharan Africa and Arabia Supplement Biogeographic realms are... Read More

Monophyletic

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, about, or describing that which descended from a single ancestral... Read More

Divergent evolution

Divergent evolution definition Divergent evolution refers to the process by which interbreeding species diverged into two... Read More

Homoplasy

Definition noun Similar biological trait acquired by species from different (unrelated) lineages Supplement There are... Read More

Lens

Lens (Science: physics) a transparent optical element, so constructed that it serves to change the degree of convergence or... Read More

Evolution

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Evolution Definition Evolution (evo‧lu‧tion, ˈɛvəluːʃ(ə)n) is... Read More

Divergence

Definition noun (evolutionary biology) The evolutionary process wherein a population of species diverge into two or more... Read More

Yoke

yoke (Science: microscopy) The assembly of electromagnetic coils that are placed over the camera tube or the neck of a... Read More