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anthropoid

 [an´thro-poid]
resembling a human being; the anthropoid apes are tailless apes, including the chimpanzee, gibbon, gorilla, and orangutan.
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an·thro·poid

(an'thrō-poyd),
1. Resembling humans in structure and form.
2. One of the monkeys resembling humans; an ape.
[G. anthrōpo-eidēs, man like]
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anthropoid

(ăn′thrə-poid′)
adj.
1. Of or belonging to the primate suborder Anthropoidea, which consists of the New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans.
2. Resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance.
3. Resembling or characteristic of a nonhuman ape; apelike: an anthropoid forehead.
n.
A primate of the suborder Anthropoidea.

an′thro·poi′dal (-poid′l) adj.
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an·thro·poid

(an'thrŏ-poyd)
1. Resembling a human in structure and form.
2. One of the monkeys resembling humans; an ape.
[G. anthrōpo-eidēs, man like]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

anthropoid

Resembling man.
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Unlike cranes of the genus Grus, such as the whitenaped, the demoiselle crane, Anthropoides virgo, lacks the crown of carmine skin that makes those larger birds so striking, but the very simplicity of its markings-silver gray and black-set off by a silken bib of black plumes at the breast, make it one of the most beautiful of its family.