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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.



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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