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IB35ACS Study Guide

Lactation describes the secretion of milk from the

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Unformatted text preview: the period of time that a mother lactates to feed her young. ○ internal gestation: The period of development in the uterus from conception until birth;7 pregnancy. – Hadrocodium (China, early Jurassic~195mya) ● 4 main groups ○ Monotremes(egg laying) ○ Marsupials ○ Multituberculates(lost tribe) ○ Placentals Adaptive Radiation - is a process in which organisms diversify rapidly into a multitude of new forms, particularly when a change in the environment makes new resources available and opens environmental niches Plesiadapiforms ● Adaptive radiation throughout what is now Europe and North America ● 30% of the fossils in some assemblages Our closest living relatives ● Our closest relatives – dermopterans (flying lemurs) Lecture 2: Darwin and Evolutionary Theory William Paley ● natural theology (1802) - theology deriving its knowledge of God from the study of nature independent of special revelation ● Watchmaker analogy - design implies a designer ● The essence of a scientific proposition is that it can be tested by observation. Jean Baptiste Lamarck (1744- 1829)- ● French anatomist ● Mechanism of evolution: inheritance of acquired characteristics (use and disuse of body parts) ● Progressive...
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