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Evidence of Evolution

Evidence of Evolution

Roots of Common Terms in Evidence of Evolution

(L - Latin, G - Greek, F - French)

Geology

geo = earth (G) , logia = to study (G)

Stratigraphy

stratum = a covering (L), graphia = to write, record (G)

Homology

homologia = agreement (G)

Fossil

fossilis = dug up (L)

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