hominoid


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hominoid

of, relating to, or belonging to the primate superfamily Hominoidea, which includes the anthropoid apes and man

hominoid

[′häm·ə‚nȯi̇d]
(anthropology)
A member of the biological superfamily Hominoidea, including humans, the apes (great and lesser apes), and a number of their extinct ancestors and relatives.
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If the proposed system found the methods discussed so far is not appropriate to resolve the issues it will perform a hominoid approach to resolve the issue.
Among human fossil species, the angle varies very little and attempts to discriminate among locomotors modes in hominoids based on the curvature of the tibia condyle have been of limited success (Organ & Ward, 2006).
1983) Miocene hominoid discoveries from Rudabanya, implications from the postcranial skeleton.
They have classified the fossil ape as a new hominoid genus from the middle Miocene epoch and named it Equatorius.
The abundant hominoid fossils may represent `death assemblages' where whole populations were wiped out by violent eruptions.
The Reconstruction of Hominoid Behavioral Evolution through Strategic Modelling," in Primate Models of Human Behavior, edited by Waren G.
For example, here is an evangelical Christian treating the issue of hominoid evolution: "We start, therefore, with the faith that whatever happened is the result of God's working and attempt to interpret all of the data from that perspective .
The hominoid "Pog" and "Bih," portrayed in separate works (1994 and 1996 respectively), are primitive in comparison to the well-dressed chimps.
This picture suggests the action of several, coordinated "forces" acting on the shape of a paradigmatic hominoid skull.
Political behavior has been a reality since Homo sapiens began some 50 thousand years ago and, to some extent, even before then in the social life of our hominid and, earlier, hominoid forebears.
family, the boundary between self and other, hominid and hominoid,
For BR, the evolution of cultural transmission occurred in a hominoid lineage.