homologous and analogous organs

Asked by chitra | 8th Nov, 2008, 10:00: PM

Expert Answer:

They are analogous organs. Thorns and spines seen in plants are also analogous structures. Both are pointed structures that are protective in function. However, thorn is modification of stem and spine is modified leaf.

Answered by  | 8th Nov, 2008, 10:06: PM

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