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Comparative anatomy

The scientific study of similarities and differences in the bodily structures of distinct types of animals.

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Comparative anatomy

axon

Biology; Comparative anatomy

The long part of a nerve cell that carries information in the form of electric signal is called as axon.

bile

Biology; Comparative anatomy

A greenish fluid that is produced by the liver and bile helps the body to digest fats.

growth

Biology; Comparative anatomy

The process of growing, especially in size or amount. Growth in living things may stop in adulthood, as in the case of humans.

matrix

Biology; Comparative anatomy

A substance that contains another substance or has something embedded in it. Some fossils are embedded in a matrix of sediment.

metamorphosis

Biology; Comparative anatomy

A complete change in the appearance or form of an animal during its development into an adult.The development of a monarch butterfly from egg to larva to pupa to imago is called metamorphosis.

Ehrlich

Biology; Comparative anatomy

German scientist who was a pioneer in the study of blood and the immune system. He discovered how antibodies are made.

comparative anatomy

Biology; Comparative anatomy

Comparative anatomy is the study of similarities and differences in the anatomy of organisms. It is closely related to evolutionary biology and phylogeny (the evolution of species).

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