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In terms of evolution, what is the significance of homology between a human hand and a wing of a bird?

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Homologous organs are the organs which have the same origin but different function.

Hand of a human being and the wing of a bird originate from the same part of the body but perform a different function. The human hand is used for various functions like holding, writing, etc while the wing of a bird is used for flying.


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