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Ch 31: Relatedness Between Species

About This Chapter

Prepare for a test examining relatedness between species with help from this self-paced online chapter. Engaging lessons, mini quizzes and a practice exam are just a few of the study resources you can use to strengthen and assess your knowledge of this subject.

Relatedness Between Species - Chapter Summary

This chapter enables you to learn about or enhance your existing understanding of relatedness between species. Use the lessons to delve into topics that include the evolution of novel phenotypes and the evolutionary relationships of organisms. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Define evolutionary relationships and discuss how they are determined
  • Explain the meaning and use of the DNA hybridization technique
  • Describe how the relationship between organisms is studied using cladograms and phylogenetic trees
  • Discuss how novel phenotypes have evolved

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Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
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