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biogeography the study of the geographical distribution of living things.
homologous organisms that are Similar in position, structure, function, or characteristics
fossil record A term used by paleontologists to refer to the total number of fossils that have been discovered, as well as to the information derived from them.
common ancestry in genealogy, any person to whom two or more persons claim descent;also, the most recent ancestral form or species from which two differentspecies evolved
anatomical homology existence of shared ancestry between a pair of structures, or genes, in different taxa.
molecular homology characteristic shared by two species (or other taxa) that is similar because of common ancestry
developmental homology The definition of developmental homologies is something that can be viewed in the fossils of certain animals that point to and evolutionary change in their
genome map a record of the entire genome of an organism, consisting of correctly ordered gene maps.
phlyogenic the development or evolution of a particular group of organisms. the evolutionary history of a group of organisms, especially as depicted in a family tree.
species a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding.
genus a principal taxonomic category that ranks above species and below family, and is denoted by a capitalized
native a principal taxonomic category that ranks above species and below family, and is denoted by a capitalized
ancestor a person born in a specified place or associated with a place by birth, whether subsequently resident there or not.
descended In obstetrics, the passage of the presenting part of the foetus into and through the birth canal.
natural selection A process in nature in which organisms possessing certain genotypic characteristics that make them better adjusted to an environment tend to survive, reproduce, increase in number or frequency, and therefore, are able to transmit and perpetuate their esse
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