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Search Results for: prehensile

Prehensile tail

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

Arboreal

Arboreal Definition Arbor is a Latin word meaning "tree". Thus, arboreal means "related to or pertaining to trees". The... Read More

Monkey

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

Platyrrhine

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

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

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

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

Spider

spider 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order araneina. Spiders have 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

Mask

Mask 1. A cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection; as, a dancer's mask; a fencer's mask; a... Read More

Tentacle

Something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp; caught in the tentacles of organized crime.Any of various... Read More

Catarrhine

Definition noun, plural: catarrhines Any of the primates belonging to the parvorder Catarrhini, characterized by having the... Read More

Chameleon

Definition noun, plural: chameleons A reptile of the family Chamaeleonidae that is known largely for its ability to change... Read More