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hominoid

of, relating to, or belonging to the primate superfamily Hominoidea, which includes the anthropoid apes and man
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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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Thus a hominoid approach is made and if the proposed system cannot resolve informal words into formal words it will ask help from humans by prompting textboxes by which the user can enter appropriate formal words and the system will update that information on its database.
Ahlquist, "The Phylogeny of the Hominoid Primates, as Indicated by DNA-DNA Hybridization," Journal of Molecular Evolution 20 (1984): 2-15; M.
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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.D., Director of the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at the Max Planck Institute and lead author of the Nature article.
By contrast, hominoid creatures evolved at some speed, and at an accelerating pace.
She asserts that contrary to what is depicted in SEM, the "hominoid penis is anything but permanently erect, anything but endlessly ready for unencumbered sex, anything but triggered by the nearest passing [person]" (p.
In Hominoid Evolution and Climate Change in Europe: Phylogeny of the Neogene Hominoid Primates of Eurasia.
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;.
Groves, 'The Yahoo and "Hominoid" Psychology' [Response to Joyner], Cryptozoology, vol.
For numerous anatomical, behavioral, and molecular reasons, many consider the bonobo the closest living hominoid prototype.