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Homoplastic

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(1) (evolutionary biology) Of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or exhibiting homoplasy

(2) (medicine) Of, or pertaining to the transplantation of tissue, organ, or parts derived from an individual to another of the same species; allogeneic


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Relation between Storks and New World Vultures

... I believe that it could be possible due to convergent evolution and that these characteristics we are noticing between new world and stork are homoplastic. But yea, there could be an error in testing but I have not done methods like these before(I am only somewhat aware of them) so I can't ...

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by Darwin420
Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:32 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Relation between Storks and New World Vultures
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