Atavism

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'''Atavism''' refers to reappearance of traits that had previously disappeared.  The [[gene]]s for atavistic traits remains in the [[DNA]] of organisms without being expressed. It can later re-emerge.  
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'''Atavism''' refers to reappearance of traits that had previously disappeared.  The [[gene]]s for atavistic traits remains in the [[DNA]] of organisms without being expressed. They can later re-emerge.  
==References==
==References==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atavism Atavism]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atavism Atavism]

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