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arrested development: (n) the cessation of development in a biological process before normal completion
evolution: (n) the process of development from an earlier form
genealogy: (n) the connected line of an individual's or group's ancestors
homologous: (adj) having the same structure
natural selection: (n) the process of survival by individuals or groups best able to adjust to environments and create successive generations
polydactylism: (n) the quality of possessing additional toes or fingers
progenitor: (n) an early ancestor
Quadrumana: (n, pl) a group of primates possessing feet that resemble hands
reversion: (n) the process of returning to a previous state or condition
rudiments: (n, pl) undeveloped and/or nonfunctioning organs or body parts
social instinct: (n) the inherent desire to live and interact in a community or group
sympathy: (n) the ability to understand and feel similarly to another
variability: (n) capability of adapting to different environments or conditions