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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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Our phylogenetic analysis also identified another possible new simian species: 5 strains, which were previously reported as "unassigned adenoviruses," were isolated from Old World monkeys living in captivity and in the wild (8).
A megabudget franchise movie, "Dawn" deviates from the standard summer superhero movie once its early footage dispenses with events since "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," its predecessor: It seems that most of the previous cast, even the ubiquitous James Franco, have been victims of an apocalyptic virus, leaving the simians to establish a sylvan, Athens-like society across the bay from San Francisco (Franco, who is not in the movie, likely went to North Korea to smooth over relations).
Initially my work at Simian Risk involved going round sites inspecting scaffolds and safety auditing, writing policies and procedures for other companies.
And Simian Sparks, via synthesizer, has found his voice, as human Will Thomas has found his footing:
Live Monkeys: Simian Mobile Disco play a gig in Digbeth tomorrow.
While Simian Mobile Disco's DJ set at this year's T in the Park was a techno affair, their second album has snagged Beth Ditto, Gruff Rhys from Super Furry Animals and Scots rappers Young Fathers for vocal duties.
Editorial Note: Several conditions need to coincide for simian species of Plasmodium to infect humans: 1) human erythrocytes must be susceptible to invasion by simian parasites, 2) humans must be near or in forests where nonhuman simians are infected, and 3) anopheline mosquitoes that feed on both humans and nonhuman simians must be present (10).
The court held, inter alia, that the defendants' expert medical witnesses' testimony that simian creases on the baby's hands were evidence of a prenatal injury as opposed to anything that occurred during delivery.
The pair were in a band called Simian but decided to do DJ sets as a duo and used the moniker Simian Mobile Disco as a temporary name.
An international team of scientists analyzed 599 fecal specimens from 10 forest sites in Cameroon and found evidence of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the direct precursor of the AIDS virus, HIV-1.
Genetic evidence suggests that they crossed into humans from simian T-lymphotropic viruses (STLVs) and that each type, plus various subtypes, have crossed independently.
95) is hosted by Maureen Straub and her simian friends Flip, Tumble and Twist taking children into a make-believe jungle where they will hop like frogs, climb like monkeys, and stomp along like elephants all to lively music enhanced with a combination of live action footage of children and animals, along with computer animation to teach the various movements.