jbpa de m de lamarck

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Lamarck   (lə-märk', lä-)  Pronunciation Key 
French naturalist who introduced the taxonomic distinction between vertebrates and invertebrates. His theory that the acquired characteristics of a species could be inherited by later generations was a forerunner to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, although it was eventually discredited.
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