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Homo

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus comprised of primates characterized by bipedalism, skills in tool usage, and large... Read More

The Homo Species

Over the long term, it looked like Homo would supersede any ‘similar model’ of animals due to their unique tool using... Read More

Homo sapiens

Definition noun The species group of bipedal hominins characterized by having higher and vertical forehead, brain volume of... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Homo sapiens sapiens

Definition noun A subspecies of Homo sapiens where modern human beings belong and the only extant species of the Homo... Read More

Homo neanderthalensis

Definition noun Species of primitive human beings that lived between 28,000 and 300,000 years ago. Various specimens of... Read More

Homo cepranensis

Definition noun (taxonomy) A human species based on the discovery of a skull cap by archaeologist, Italo Biddittu, in 1994.... Read More

Homogenous

What is homogenous? What does homogenous mean? The word homogenous has been derived from two Greek words that are... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

The Hominids

Although humans in today's world are the most advanced species on the planet, we previously shared the exact same genetic... Read More

Homolog

Homolog Homologue a member of a homologous pair or series. Origin: homo-- g. Logos, word, ratio,... Read More

Homozygous

Definition adjective (genetics) Of, or pertaining to an individual (or a condition in a cell or an organism) containing... Read More

Homozygote

Definition noun, plural: homozygotes A nucleus, cell or organism where the alleles for a particular gene on each chromosome... Read More

Homodont

Homodont (Science: anatomy) Having all the teeth similar in front, as in the porpoises; opposed to heterodont. Origin: Homo-... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Species

Species Definition (1) (taxonomy) The lowest taxonomic rank, and the most basic unit or category of biological... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Handy man

Definition noun The fossilized partial remains of a hominin belonging to the species group of Homo habilis. The remains were... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Subspecies

subspecies A group somewhat lessdistinct than speciesusually are, but based on characters more important than those which... Read More

Nariokotome Boy

Definition noun The hominid specimen believed to be a male child that lived in the Pleistocene. The remains were discovered... Read More

Almas

The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and... Read More

Sorting out

sorting out phenomenon observed to occur when mixed aggregates of dissimilar embryonic cell types are formed in vitro. The... Read More

Differential adhesion

Differential adhesion The differential adhesion hypothesis was advanced by Steinberg to explain the mechanism by which... Read More

Ape

Definition noun, plural: apes Any of the tailless anthropoid primates of Hominoidea, which includes the great apes and the... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Binomial nomenclature

Binomial Nomenclature Definition Binomial nomenclature is a binomial system of naming a species. A binomial name is... Read More

Scientific name

Definition noun, plural: scientific names The binomial name assigned to a species of an organism Supplement The scientific... Read More

Great ape

Definition noun, plural: great apes Any of the apes belonging to the family Hominidae, such as chimpanzees, gorillas,... Read More

Geological Periods

Precambrian Times (Most Ancient) All time before life existed, Earth was still a volatile environment, though the origins... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More