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Monkey

Definition noun, plural: monkeys Any of the long-tailed, dry-nosed primates but excluding the... Read More

Old World monkey

Definition noun, plural: Old World monkeys Any of the primates that belong to the family Cercopithecidae of the suborder... Read More

Ameranthropoides loysi

"Ameranthropoides loysi" (otherwise known as de Loys' Ape) is the unofficial name for a large primate supposedly... Read More

Subspecies comparison of the Genus: Corucia

Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Blenheim, S.C. 29516 U.S.A. Abstract Detailed measurements and observations... Read More

Chimera

When we learned about the basic genetics of biological life, we came to know that almost all the cells of an individual have... Read More

Primate

Definition noun, plural: primates Any of a group of placental mammals, particularly the prosimians and the... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Prehensile tail

Definition noun, plural: prehensile tails A tail characterized by its adaptive features, enabling the vertebrate animal to... Read More

Simian

Definition noun, plural: simians Any of the placental primates, particularly hominins, apes and... Read More

Why Non-Human Primates Don’t Speak Like Humans

Summary: Why are non-human primates unable to speak like humans? A widely-accepted theory associated it with their lack of... Read More

Ape hand

Definition noun A deformity marked by the extension of the thumb in the same plane as the palm and fingers or the failure to... Read More

Stentor

stentor 1. A herald, in the Iliad, who had a very loud voice; hence, any person having a powerful voice. 2. (Science:... Read More

Critically endangered species

Definition noun Any species that has an extremely high risk of extinction in the immediate future (as categorized by the... Read More

Ahool

The ahool is a flying cryptid, supposedly a giant bat, or by other accounts, a living pterosaur or flying primate. Such a... Read More

Haplorrhine

Definition noun, plural: haplorrhines Any of the primates characterized mainly by being dry-nosed because of a lack of a... Read More

Lesser ape

Definition noun, plural: lesser apes Any of the apes of the family Hylobatidae (gibbons) characterized by being relatively... Read More

Arm

Arm 1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey. 2.... Read More

Chromosome

Chromosomes Definition Chromosomes are thread-like structures present in the nucleus of plant and animal cells. Chromosomes... Read More

Prosimian

Definition noun, plural: prosimians Any of the primitive, nocturnal primates, such as lemurs, lorisoids, haplorrhine... Read More

Interspecific competition

Interspecific Competition Definition In Biology, competition is defined as the process that occurs among species that have... Read More

Apparent competition

Competition Definition One of the many branches of biology is ecology. Ecology is the study of the relationships that the... Read More

Dominant

Dominant Definition The word dominant or dominant trait is commonly used in biology. The general meaning of dominant is to... Read More

Omnivore

Organisms need to eat food in order to gain energy and survive in the ecosystem. Often, living things are categorized by how... Read More

Menstrual cycle

Definition noun The reproductive cycle of human and other animal (e.g. certain primates) females, and is comprised of phases... Read More

Endangered species

Definition noun Any species that is highly likely to become extinct in the near future (as categorized by the International... 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

Platyrrhine

Definition noun, plural: platyrrhines Any of the small to mid-sized primates belonging to the pavorder Platyrrhini,... Read More

Prehensile

prehensile Adapted to seize or grasp; seizing; grasping; as, the prehensile tail of a monkey. Origin: L. Prehensus, p. P. Of... Read More

Loose associations

Definition of Loose Associations When asked to define loose associations in psychology one can tell that it is a formal... Read More