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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.

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]

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.

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]

anthropoid

Resembling man.
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Pour marquer l'existence preoudipienne des anthropoides, le scenario de la horde originaire commence illo tempore : << Un beau jour ...
D'autres etudes ont ete realisees autour de la main et du pied et montrent que l'homme n'est jamais passe par une phase evolutive oo ses mains aient ete allongees comme celles des anthropoides; il en va de meme pour les pieds.
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.
(7.) Les femmes d'Afrique subsaharienne auraient majoritairement des bassins ovales ou << anthropoides >>, avec pour certaines d'entre elles des bassins << androides >>, triangulaires et plus semblables a ceux des hommes, donc ne permettant pas un accouchement voie basse (Caldwell-Moloy 1938).