haplorrhine


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haplorrhine

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haplorhine

(hăp′plə-rīn′)
adj.
Of or belonging to the primate suborder Haplorhini, consisting of the tarsiers, New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans, which characteristically have a dry area between the upper lip and the nostrils.
n.
A haplorrhine primate.
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