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Homo

 [ho´mo]
[L.] the genus of primates containing the single living species H. sapiens (human beings).

Homo

(hō'mō),
The genus of primates that includes humans.
[L. man]

Homo

/Ho·mo/ (ho´mo) [L.] the genus of primates containing the single species H. sapiens (man).

Homo

(hō′mō)
n.
A genus of primates that includes modern humans (Homo sapiens) and several extinct species.

Homo

Palaeoanthropology
The genus of hominids to which humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) belong; Homo is thought to be 2 million years old, and first appeared in eastern Africa.
 
Vox populi
Deprecating slang for homosexual; puff; queer.

Ho·mo

(hō'mō)
The genus of primates that includes humans.
[L. man]

Homo

any primate of the hominid genus Homo. Only one species exists at the present time, Homo sapiens, though several extinct species are recognized, such as H. erectus, H. habilis.

Homo

the genus of primates containing the single living species H. sapiens (humans).
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Lo mas intrigante es que con un cerebro pequeno y rasgos fisicos entre antiguos y modernos, su antiguedad es similar a la del homo moderno con inteligencia y rasgos culturales, como sus ritos funerarios, ya que todo parece indicar que los sitios en que fueron encontrados sus restos eran parte de un ritual funerario.
In Study 2 we aimed to validate the results of Study 1 by implicitly activating participants' homo economicus belief.
Between 3 million years ago and the 200,000 years that followed, the ecology changed from a wet and wooded environment to a dry and open landscape, and in the intervening time, Australopithecus disappeared from the scene and Homo appeared.
He said one of the next steps in this quest was to obtain Homo naledi DNA, which has so far proved elusive, but researchers are trying.
It appears that Homo erectus was the first traveler.
The Homo naledi fossils were found in caves in South Africa.
It combines ancestral features, like a primitive chin shape, with some traits found in later Homo fossils, like teeth that are slimmer than the bulbous molars of Lucy's ilk.
The energy gap between the HOMO and HOMO-1, which are both occupied states and, consequently, well estimated within DFT, is somewhat overestimated by all small basis sets.
The sovereign and homo sacer present two symmetrical figures that have the same structure and are correlative: the sovereign is the one with respect to whom all men are potentially homines sacri, and homo sacer is the one with respect to whom all men act as sovereigns.
The Homo Cowellis has excellent language skills, though hasn't developed any discernible talents of his own.
DNA evidence suggests Neanderthals were a separate type of human distinct from Homo sapiens.
Homo economicus rests on the silent premises that human communication today is no different than it was in Adam Smith's day, and therefore human beings relate to each other and to themselves no differently than 225 years ago.