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Homoplasty

Definition noun, plural: (1) (evolution) The acquisition of a similar form or structure between species of different... Read More

Homoplastic

Definition adjective (1) (evolutionary biology) Of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or exhibiting homoplasy (2) (medicine)... Read More

Convergent evolution

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

Homoplasy

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

Analogous structures

In evolutionary biology, analogous structures are defined as biological structures having similar or corresponding functions... Read More