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Explain the Terms Analogous and Homologous Organs with Examples. - Science

 Explain the terms analogous and homologous organs with examples.

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Solution

Homologus organs are those organs which have the same basic structural design and origin but have different functions.
For Example: The forelimbs of humans and the wings of birds look different externally but their skeletal structure is similar.

Analogus organs are those organs which have the different basic structural design and origin but have similar functions.
For Example: The wings of birds and insects.

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NCERT Class 10 Science Textbook
Chapter 9 Heredity and Evolution
Q 6 | Page 159
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