Rhodesian man


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Rhodesian man

Rhodesian man, remains of an extinct hominin now classified as Homo heidelbergensis. See human evolution.
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Rhodesian man

[rō′dē·zhən ′man]
(paleontology)
A type of fossil man inhabiting southern and central Africa during the late Pleistocene; the skull was large and low, marked by massive browridges, with a cranial capacity of 1300 cubic centimeters or less.
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