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Primate

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

Woodlouse

Definition noun, plural: woodlice Any of the terrestrial isopods that belong to the suborder... Read More

Strepsirrhine

Definition noun, plural: strepsirrhines Any of the wet-nosed primates characterized mainly by having... Read More

Armadillidiidae

Definition noun A taxonomic family comprised of terrestrial woodlouse species that are identifiable chiefly by their... 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

Order

Definition noun, plural: orders (1) (taxonomy) A taxonomic rank used in classifying organisms, generally below the class,... Read More

Felinae

Definition noun A taxonomic subfamily belonging to the family Felidae, and includes the genera Acinonyx, Caracal, Catopuma,... Read More

Felidae

Definition noun A taxonomic family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers Supplement Felidae... Read More

Pantherinae

Definition noun A taxonomic subfamily belonging to the family Felidae, and includes the genera Panthera and... Read More

Rhinarium

Definition noun, plural: rhinaria The hairless skin area surrounding the nostrils in certain mammals Supplement Rhinarium is... Read More

Prosimian

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

Chameleon

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

Lesser ape

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

Great ape

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

Human

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

Catarrhine

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

Simian

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

Ape

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

Fasciola hepatica

Definition noun A liver fluke belonging to the family Fasciolidae of the class Trematoda, and is endemic in the U.S.,... Read More

Infraorder

Definition noun, plural: infraorders (taxonomy) A taxonomic category of related families of organisms, ranking below... Read More

Superfamily

superfamily (Science: zoology) A group intermediate between a family and a... Read More

Petiolate

Definition adjective (1) (botany) Having a petiole or leafstalk attaching the leaf blade to the stem. (2) (entomology)... Read More

Papilionaceous

papilionaceous 1. Resembling the butterfly. 2. (Science: botany) Having a winged corolla somewhat resembling a butterfly, as... Read More

Platyrrhine

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

Monkey

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

Camelid

Definition noun, plural: camelids Any of the even-toed ungulates of the family Camelidae, e.g. camels, llamas, alpacas,... Read More