human

(redirected from Anatomically modern human)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

human

(hyo͞o′mən)
n.
A member of the primate genus Homo, especially a member of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other apes by a large brain and the capacity for speech.
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of humans: the course of human events; the human race.

hu′man·hood′ n.
hu′man·ness n.

human

[h(y)o̅o̅′mən]
Etymology: L, humanus
a member of the genus Homo and particularly of the species H. sapiens.

human

[L. humanus, human]
1. An offspring of humans. 2. Pert. to or characterizing people.

human

see homo-.

human carriers
humans who act as active carriers of diseases of animals and infect animals.
human immunodeficiency virus
includes HIV1 (more common) and HIV2 which are lentiviruses that cause acquired immunodeficiency disease (AIDS) in humans.
human leukocyte antigen
see major histocompatibility complex.

Patient discussion about human

Q. I am a man with breast cancer. Hello friends, you might have heard about breast cancer in women but here I am a man with breast cancer. Is Herceptin licensed to treat me?

A. Hi, what were your symptoms and when did you discover you had breast cancer?

Q. what are the basics products we as a humans, need to have in our diet?

A. A regular healthy diet should be comprised of a 40-50% carbohydrate (bread, rice, etc.), 30-40% protein (dairy, meat, chicken, fish) and 20% fat. Other important ingredients are fruit and vegetables, that contain large amounts of fibers and vitamins.

Q. Is there a difference between a man's diet and a woman's diet? let say for the point of it the weight the same and they are in the same age .

A. no one should have the same exact diet, you need to find what works for you and helps you achieve your goals.

the base of the diet could be the same, for example burn calories then you consume. But other wise, find what works for you.

More discussions about human
References in periodicals archive ?
Our analysis indicates this lineage diverged from previously known Y chromosomes about 338,000 ago, a time when anatomically modern humans had not yet evolved," reports Michael Hammer, associate professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
The drowning of Sundaland between and 14 000 and 5000 BP rules out virtually any knowledge of the Anatomically Modern Humans who lived there over a period of at least 60 000 years (Soares et al.
While Trinkaus and colleagues refer to modernity in a biological sense, recent archaeological studies have focused on the relationship between anatomically modern humans and the emergence of modern forms of behaviour in the European archaeological record (e.
The KC4 human maxilla gives us an age range at two sigma of between 32,700 and 29,100 BP for the presence of an anatomically modern human at Kent's Cavern.
Villa and Roebroeks scrutinized nearly a dozen common explanations for Neanderthal extinction that rely largely on the notion that the Neanderthals were inferior to anatomically modern humans and found that none of the hypotheses were supported by the available research.
To better understand the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition and the dispersal of anatomically modern humans from Africa into Eurasia, Tostevin (anthropology, U.
Anatomically modern humans have only been around for the last 200,000 years - so you can see it takes a really long time for intelligent life to develop.
In Chapter 3, Sterelny appeals to his model to explain two of the great puzzles of paleoanthropology, namely, why Neanderthals went extinct and why anatomically modern humans took so long (perhaps 150,000 years) to become behaviorally modern.
Our findings indicate that the last common Y chromosome ancestor may have lived long before the first anatomically modern humans appeared in Africa about 195,000 years ago," said Dr.
full) "New insights into differences in brain organization between Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans.
The researchers found hints that selection acting on a few genes related to skeletal and neurological development may have played a role in the emergence of anatomically modern humans.
Existing in the European fossil record from approximately 400,000 to 30,000 years ago, Neandertals are likely to have come into contact with anatomically modern humans for the last 50,000 years of their existence.