Branches of Biology

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Branches of Biology
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Branches of Biology
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  1. homology is _________; analogy is ___________.
    a relationship between structures derived from a common ancestor; same thing, no common ancestor
  2. phylogeny
    the study of how species are related via evolution
  3. morphology
    the study of form and structures
  4. phenology
    the study of periodic life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and environmental factors, such as weather and elevation
  5. phenetics
    the classification of organisms based on similarities between physical characteristics
  6. cladistics
    method of analysis determining relationships and similarities between organisms based on evolutionary history.
  7. The study of the external appearance of an organism, opposite of anatomy.
    eidonomy

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