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In the context of evolutionary biology, what is the significance of homologous organs?

Option: 1

They demonstrate the existence of convergent evolution.

Option: 2

They provide evidence of a shared evolutionary history.

Option: 3

 They illustrate the impact of environmental adaptations.

Option: 4

They indicate the occurrence of genetic mutations.


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Homologous organs, with their similar structures but different functions, suggest a shared evolutionary history among organisms. The presence of such organs indicates that these organisms likely share a common ancestor.

Option 2 is the correct answer.

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