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What are analogous organs? Why cannot the wing of a butterfly and the wing of a bat be considered homologous organs? State one reason.

 

Answer:

Analogous organs are the organs that have different origin and structural plan but same function. 

Wings of butterflies and wings of bats perform the same function , but they have different origin and structure . So, they are analogous organs.

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