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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Analogy

Analogy is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject - the analog or source, to another ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convergent_evolution

Convergent evolution is the independent evolution of similar features in species of different lineages. Convergent evolution creates analogous structures that ...

www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Analogous_structures

Sep 24, 2016 ... In evolutionary biology, the term analogous structures pertain to the various structures in different species having the same function but have ...

biologydictionary.net/analogous-structures

The term “analogous structures” comes from the root word “analogy,” which is a device in the English language where two different things on a basis of their ...

groups.molbiosci.northwestern.edu/holmgren/Glossary/Definitions/Def-A/analogous_structure.html

Jul 26, 2004 ... Body part in different species that is similar in function but not in structure that evolved in response to a similar environmental challenge.

study.com/academy/lesson/analogous-structures-definition-examples-quiz.html

Apr 17, 2015 ... Though some species may appear to be related, if you take a deeper look you'll be surprised at how different they really are. Analogous ...

www.britannica.com/science/analogy-evolution

analogy: In biology, similarity of function and superficial resemblance of structures that have different origins. For example, the wings of a fly, a moth, and a bird ...

biologywise.com/analogous-structures

The structural features that serve a common function in various species, but have different ancestral origins are called analogous structures, and this ...

explainry.com/biology/analogous-structures

Analogous structures act as evidence that the theory of natural selection persists and the adaptations accumulate over time.