Chapter 17 13-03-03 1:59 PM
Vestigal structures: an anatomical feature of living organisms that no
longer retains its function.
Artificial selection: selective breeding of animals or plants to ensure that
certain desirable traits appear at higher frequency in successive generations.
Vicariance: the fragmentation of a continuous geographic distribution by
Endemic species: a species that occurs in only ones place on earth.
Adaptive radiation (diversification): a cluster of closely related speci