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Paralogy, a Concept Complementary to Homology and Analogy

Nature volume 204, page 604 (07 November 1964) | Download Citation

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IN the application in practice of the concept of homology it is necessary to keep taxonomical considerations constantly in mind if false homologies are not to be drawn1.

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    See , Nature, 182, 1818 (1958).

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    Thesis, Univ. Sydney, 1946.

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  1. Department of Pathology, Bankstown District Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales.

    • IRVINE J. HUNTER

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