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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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Until now, scientists merely suspected that a group of primitive hominoids known as kenyapithecines (recorded from the Middle Miocene of Africa and Eurasia) might be the ancestral group that hominids would have derived from.
Why does the hominoid entry in the march toward Homo so often look like a modern chimp/gorilla?
In this survey it is not possible to collect all the informal words and formal words used by the public and on considering this hominoid approach is made and possibilities of updating the DB file is made on proposed system.
Recent African Origin of Modern Humans Revealed by Complete Sequences of Hominoid Mitochondrial DNAs," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 92 (1995): 532-6; Max Ingman et al.
Helmuth (HOMO, a journal of comparative human biology, 1999) refers to "new calculations of Hominoid maximum lifespan potentials" and gives a lifespan potential of 70 to 75 years for Homo erectus, the human species for about 1.
2008) also detected particularly strong recent positive selections on protein-coding sequences of human CYP3A4 and CYP3A7 after the split of the chimpanzee and human lineages or early in hominoid evolution.
Dietary characterization of the hominoid Khoratpithecus (Miocene of Thailand): Evidence from dental topgraphic and microwear texture analysis.
Uric acid, hominoid evolution, and the pathogenesis of salt-sensitivity.
From that ancestor many other ancestral hominoid species would follow, each coming and going in the last ten pages.
Direct high-throughput 454 Sequencing of a DNA extract from a Neandertal fossil has thus far yielded a significant portion of the Neandertal genome, including over one million base pairs of hominoid nuclear DNA sequences, giving us the confidence to commence with the sequencing of the entire Neandertal genome," explained Svante Paabo, Ph.
By contrast, hominoid creatures evolved at some speed, and at an accelerating pace.
Tanzania: Some of the earliest hominoid (ape and human) fossils in the world were discovered in Olduvai Gorge and show records of hominoid habitation in the region going back at least 3 million years;.