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Cecie Starr + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337408332

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Chapter 18, Problem 1CT
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In the late 1800s, a biologist studying animal embryos coined the phrase "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," meaning that the physical development of an animal embryo (ontogeny) seemed to retrace the changing form or the species during its evolutionary history (phylogeny). Why would embryonic development retrace evolutionary steps?

Chapter 18, Problem 1CT, In the late 1800s, a biologist studying animal embryos coined the phrase "ontogeny recapitulates

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