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Flashcards - Origin & Evolution of Life

Flashcards - Origin & Evolution of Life
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homology
In the context of biology, homology is the existence of shared ancestry between a pair of structures, or genes, in different taxa
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Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck , often known simply as Lamarck , was a French naturalist
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Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck , often known simply as Lamarck , was a French naturalist
homology
In the context of biology, homology is the existence of shared ancestry between a pair of structures, or genes, in different taxa
Disruptive selection
Disruptive selection, also called diversifying selection, describes changes in population genetics in which extreme values for a trait are favored over intermediate values
gene pool
The gene pool is the set of all genes, or genetic information, in any population, usually of a particular species

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