Dacque's principle

Dac·​que's principle | \ daˈkāz- \

Definition of Dacque's principle

: the theory that different biological groups tend to evolve in the same direction at the same time

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History and Etymology for Dacque's principle

after Edgar Dacqué †1945 German paleontologist

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“Dacque's principle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dacque%27s%20principle. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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