strepsirrhine

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strepsirrhine

also

strepsirhine

(strĕp′sə-rīn′)
adj.
Of or designating the primate suborder Strepsirrhini, consisting of the lemurs, lorises, and bush babies, which characteristically have a moist area around the nostrils.
n.
A strepsirrhine primate.
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Next, we confirmed that the AluSx element integrated into an intron of the TSEN54 gene before the divergence of Haplorhini and Strepsirrhini. Furthermore, we identified the polymorphic insertion of a new AluY element in the AluSx element of langur TSEN54 gene.
Now, Drea has turned her attention to the Strepsirrhini suborder of primates, which includes lemurs and their relatives.