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5.16: Living Species

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analogous structure Structure that is similar in unrelated organisms because it evolved to have the same function, not because it was inherited from a common ancestor.
comparative anatomy Study of the similarities and differences in the structures of different species.
comparative embryology Study of the similarities and differences in the embryos of different species.
homologous structure Structure that is similar in related organisms because it was inherited from a common ancestor.
vestigial structure Structure that evolution has reduced in size because it is no longer utilized; examples include the human tailbone and appendix.

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