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simian

/sim·i·an/ (sim´e-an) of, pertaining to, or resembling an ape or a monkey.

simian

(sĭm′ē-ən)
adj.
Relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a monkey or an ape: humans and other simian primates.
n.
1. A monkey or an ape.
2. A monkey or a nonhuman ape.

simian

(sim′ē-ăn) [L. simia, ape fr. Gr. simos, snub-nosed]
1. Pert. to or resembling apes or monkeys.
2. An ape or monkey.

simian

1. member of the suborder Anthropoidea or Simiae; includes the monkeys and apes.
2. ape-like.

simian acquired immune deficiency syndrome (SAIDS)
a retrovirus-induced immune deficiency, similar to human acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
simian exogenous type D retrovirus
see simian acquired immune deficiency syndrome (above).
simian hemorrhagic fever
a highly fatal disease of macaques, caused by an arterivirus. It is characterized by edema, hemorrhages and diarrhea.
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Shimla, June 27 (ANI): The unrestricted growth of simian population in Shimla has forced the authorities to step- in, to control its numbers.
In a hang-tough, embrace-the-ape campaign strategy, Reagan pronounced his pride in the film and his simian co-star.
Only adapids and omomyids have turned up at North American and European sites of comparable age; several African simians dating to about 40 million years ago have been discovered since 1988.
Beard's group argues that, given the new Chinese evidence, the first simians had appeared by 55 million years ago and derived neither from omomyids nor from adapids.
They're both part of the long, proud pantheon of simian cinema.
5) Roddy McDowall did a simian turn in "Planet of the Apes.
3 NATURE, Shoshonius and modern tarsiers evolved from a common ancestor that split off from the forerunners of simians -- monkeys, apes and humans -- sometime before 50 million years ago.
New fossil finds in Egypt provide an unusually clear glimpse of a creature that now ranks as the earliest firmly established simian species, an evolutionary forerunner of monkeys, apes, and humans.