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ape

(āp)
n.
1. Any of various tailless Old World primates of the superfamily Hominoidea, including the gibbons, orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, and humans.
2. Any of various members of this superfamily bearing fur and usually living in the wild, especially orangutans, gorillas, and chimpanzees, in contrast to humans. Not in scientific use.
3. A tailed primate such as a monkey. Not in scientific use.

ap′er n.
(1) Ape. A primate of the family Pongidae
Members
• Small apes—gibbons and siamangs
• Great apes—orangutans, gorillas, and chimpanzees
The ape brain is structurally similar to the human brain and is capable of advanced reasoning

(2) APE. A multifunctional enzyme involved in DNA repair and in facilitating the redox state of some DNA-binding proteins de novo

ape

any tailless primate of the family Simiidae, including gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans and gibbons.

APE

anterior pituitary extract.

ape

general name for the group of animals which includes the anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae (gibbons, orang-utans, gorillas and chimpanzees) and some other species including the night ape (Aotus trivirgatus) and the black Celebes ape (Cynopithecus niger).
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