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anthropoid

any primate of the suborder Anthropoidea, including monkeys, apes, and man

anthropoid

[′an·thrə‚pȯid]
(vertebrate zoology)
Pertaining to or resembling the Anthropoidea.
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These studies were prompted by an interest in the origins of fears in anthropoid apes and specifically focused on the possible biological basis of such fears.
a very, very early member of the tarsier lineage, arising very close to the evolutionary divergency that gave rise to that line and the anthropoid families.
The findings challenge the prevailing view that tri-chromatic color vision, a hallmark of primate evolution, evolved only after they started getting up with the sun, a shift that gave rise to anthropoid (higher) primates, which, in turn, gave rise to the human lineage.
To restore balance to scientific inquiry, we need only recognize that the consciousness of human beings has a triune nature, one that has developed hierarchically over our long evolutionary history, including procedural learning of habits and skills in our early vertebrate ancestors, semantic learning of symbols and facts in anthropoid apes and early humans, and self-aware learning of narrative language, art, science, and spirituality in modern human beings.
His claim that humans are not related to apes could suggest a paranoid attempt to set humans apart from other anthropoid species.
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184 (cosmetic palette, assumed Assyrian origin; for this kind of anthropoid stone palette found also in Amman, Tawilan, Kerak, and Ghrareh, see Routledge 1997: 38).
Was Shakespeare really capable of imagining anthropoid and autobiographical nonhuman apes?
Although he wants to recount it as a thriller, he also wants readers to see "the historical reality that lies behind" Operation Anthropoid, the mission to kill the Nazi.
In Etruscan Rabbits on Ice Floe (2006), Roberts appropriates from versions of the well-known Etruscan anthropoid sarcophagus of the spouses.
To work, cooperate, assist, and interact with humans, the new generation of robots must have an anthropoid structure that accommodates interactions with humans and adequately fits in an unstructured and sizable environment.