There are two different types of organs, homologous and analogous. Differentiate between them by giving three points.



Homologous Organs

Analogous Organs

They have same basic structural design

They have different structural design

Dissimilar functions

Similar functions

Inherited from a common ancestor

No common ancestor

Example: Wings of birds and forelimbs of humans  

Example: Wings of bats and birds


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