Zoology Basics

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Who suggested the concept of Epigenesis, which states that an embryo develops progressively from an undifferentiated egg cell?

Aristotle

Which scientist dissected farm animals, monkeys, and other mammals, and wrote about human anatomy?

Claudius Galen

Who is considered the Father of Biology and Zoology?

Aristotle

Who made advanced anatomical studies, dissected and compared human and animal structures, and noted similarities?

Leonardo da Vinci

Who is considered the Father of Taxonomy?

Carolus Linnaeus

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Early Contributors to Biology and Anatomy

  • Aristotle is considered the Father of Biology and Zoology due to his significant contributions to the field.

Epigenesis and Anatomical Studies

  • Caspar Friedrich Wolff suggested the concept of Epigenesis, which states that an embryo develops progressively from an undifferentiated egg cell.

Anatomical Comparisons

  • Galen dissected farm animals, monkeys, and other mammals, and wrote about human anatomy, making significant contributions to the field.

Taxonomy and Classification

  • Carolus Linnaeus is considered the Father of Taxonomy due to his groundbreaking work in classification and taxonomy.

Test your knowledge on the basics of zoology, including the evolutionary and ecological perspective, organic evolution, and the structure and functions of animal cells. This quiz will cover topics such as animal physiology, molecular components, population dynamics, and the history of zoology.

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