It states that organisms of same species or categories produce the similar kinds. Eg-A dog will produce a puppy n not a kitten.
Siddiqui Almas answered this
heredity may be
Sachi answered this
"like begets like" is actually a common phrase which is used in genetics to explain the fact that a particular species will reproduce its own species and not the others. for example, a cat will give birth to kittens and not puppies