How To Use Anthropoid In A Sentence

  • ‘That resulted in the anthropoid primates - which we are one of - which had better vision all around, compared to the earlier primates that only had to deal with constricting snakes,’ Isbell said.
  • It had the double cephalization ratio of brain size to body size of the anthropoid apes in general and half that of man . . . THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
  • As in the case of the anthropoid ape, the human digestive system is twelve times the length of the body; our skin has millions of tiny pores to evaporate water and cool the body by sweating; we drink water by suction like all other vegetarian animals; our tooth and jaw structure is vegetarian; and our saliva is alkaline and contains ptyalin for predigestion of grains. - Articles related to Long-distance journeys are out of fashion: Global warming is causing evolutionary changes in bird migration
  • Again, the capuchin monkey cannot be unequivocally assigned to either the typical anthropoid or nonprimate pattern.
  • Janos was big, white-furred, anthropoidal, with the heart of a beast buried deep within his outer air of refinement. Stone and Anvil
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  • However, if present day anthropoids are any indication, early primates were quick to take advantage of these new arboreal plant foods.
  • The anthropoid coffin is associated almost exclusively with the burial vault.
  • Extant anthropoids appear to be blithely insouciant to such syndromes.
  • Primates, particularly anthropoids, are noted for their considerable cerebral complexity.
  • The region is an Endemic Bird Area with, on the coast, jackass penguin Spheniscus demersens, blue crane Anthropoides paradiseus, Cape vulture Gyps coprotheres, black eagle Aquila verreauxii, martial eagle Polemaetus bellicosus, fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer, black harrier Circus maurus, lanner falcon Falco biarmicus and lesser kestrel Falco naumanni. Cape Floral Protected Areas, South Africa
  • But fundamental questions remain to be answered about anthropoid origins in Asia and Africa.
  • The authors of the paper describing Darwinius classified it as a member of the primate family Notharctidae, subfamily Cercamoniinae, suggesting that it has the status of a significant transitional form (a "link") between the prosimian and simian ("anthropoid") primate lineages. Archive 2009-06-01
  • We examined these effects on the recovery of divergence dates within anthropoid primates and between two murine rodents, the mouse and the rat.
  • Were there for humans as there is for dogs a tribunal to determine excellence; were there judges of anthropoidal points and juries to, give prizes for manly race, vigour, and the rest, undoubtedly these two men would have gained the gold and the pewter medals. Hills and the Sea
  • The stage is dominated throughout by huge anthropoid figures, I should think over 30 feet tall.
  • She says that our head has a very homely and bourgeois bullet shape, a sort of pithecanthropoid contour, which is revealed by a close trim. Mince Pie
  • In the remarkable paper read (1861) by Professor Busk before the Ethnological Society, that eminent physiologist proved that the Asiatic apes, typified by the ourang-outang, are brachycephalic, like the Mongolians amongst whom they live, or who live amongst them; whilst the gorillas and the African anthropoids are dolichocephalic as the negroes. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo
  • Steppe representatives include typical species such as lark (5 species), wheatears, pipits, as well as numerous other unusual and rare species (Chettusia gregaria, Otis tetrax, Anthropoides virgo, Circus macrourus, Сircus pygargus, Aquila rapax). Kazakh upland
  • The anthropoid apes can easily break a cocoanut with their teeth, and Guyot-Daubès thinks that possibly a gorilla has a jaw-force of 200 pounds. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • It is pretty clear that the resort to animal food, whether the result of the pressure of want from failure of vegetable products, or a mere taste and a desire for change and more appetizing food, is one that took place many ages ago, probably in the earliest anthropoid, if not in the latest pithecoid stage. Scientific American Supplement, No. 360, November 25, 1882
  • The history of fur as a kind of apparel material could be traced back to the time when apes evolved into erectly walking anthropoids, and used beast skins to cover their bodies.
  • I have no patience for discussions of anthropoidal philosophy," she said. THE SEARCH FOR SPOCK
  • In fact, anthropoids are matched only by raptors for their sharp vision.
  • On this basis, Dudley inferred that ethanol could be a foraging cue to anthropoid primates and that olfaction was a key sense for detecting and navigating towards edible fruits.
  • For example, anthropoidal fossils can be found on Gor, as well as on Earth, and so on. Magicians of Gor
  • Werper had spoken to him in French, and Tarzan had replied in the same tongue without conscious realization that he had departed from the anthropoidal speech in which he had addressed La. Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar
  • The anthropoid apes in general manifest a reversion from the social toward the solitary state, this condition reaching its ultimate in the orang, which is one of the most solitary of animals. Man And His Ancestor A Study In Evolution
  • The fossil record is replete with evidence supporting a plant-eating, basically frugivorous way of life for ancestral anthropoids, particularly hominoids.
  • But now we have much more complete material - upper and lower jaws - that gives us a better idea of what Biretia is and how it fits into the broader picture of early anthropoid evolution.
  • In 1917, he conducted experiments on anthropoid apes on the Island of Tenerife.
  • Gorillas, chimpanzees and gibbons are all anthropoid apes, having long arms, no tails and highly developed brains.
  • The ancient teeth and jawbones of the tiny, monkeylike creatures shed new light on the poorly understood evolution of early anthropoids, a suborder of primates that includes apes, monkeys, and humans.
  • The elderly male (for anthropoids, like anthropoi, wax fierce and surly with increasing years) will fight, but only from fear, when suddenly startled, or with rage when slightly wounded. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo
  • Part of the posterior rhinal fissure is always present in the 'incisura temporalis,' and sometimes, especially in some of the non-European races, the whole of the posterior rhinal fissure is retained in that typical form which we find in the anthropoid apes. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 Sexual Selection In Man
  • These are rightly seen as probingly sculptural, but one at least is open to a strangely anthropoid, romantic interpretation. Times, Sunday Times
  • An anthropoid with blade and scute in place of hands could not crawl very well. A Circus of Hells
  • His overview is especially effective, as it clearly presents several hypotheses of anthropoid origins.
  • A slightly later anthropoid shell of the 1630s in the same vault displays an alternative technique.
  • So we start, in biology, with single celled, then microscopic organisms, then fish, amphibia, with tails, mammals with tails, until we reach the anthropoid stage. A Book Review; The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America by Susan Faludi
  • Though he can crawl, and may have clinging to him certain brute instincts that may be the relics of his anthropoidal days, he has also, thank God, divine desires and discontents, and certain rudimentary wings. Without Dogma
  • The CGß gene first arose in the common ancestor of the anthropoid primates (New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, apes, and humans), after the anthropoids diverged from tarsiers.
  • They are heavy-bodied, thick-necked anthropoid apes, native to the swampy coastal forests of Sumatra and Borneo.
  • In south-east Leicestershire two anthropoid shells of local manufacture are to be found in an extensive seventeenth-century vault.
  • This particular race of monkey, being a veritable anthropoidal Don Juan among his fellows, when turned loose in a village commences making violent love to the wives and sweethearts of the resident monkeys. Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama
  • To those who see in a man a perpetual kinship to that animal kingdom of which he is supreme, there was something undeniably anthropoidal about Abrahm Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It
  • Archaeologists and site-workers anxiously probed into the sand and uncover three magnificently carved unidentified wooden anthropoid sarcophagi dating back to the 26th Dynasty.
  • Afradapis, such as the loss of the second premolar and the fusion of the two halves of the lower jaw (called the mandibular symphysis), are not seen in closest relatives of the earliest anthropoids like the recently-discovered genus Biretia. ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science
  • A slightly later anthropoid shell of the 1630s in the same vault displays an alternative technique.
  • Not only is it a supramundane and magnified man -- that it will always be while its spots are so anthropoid, and man himself is so anthropomorphic -- but it has ever been, and still is, a being of maleficent and misanthropic disposition. Moon Lore
  • Again, the capuchin monkey cannot be unequivocally assigned to either the typical anthropoid or nonprimate pattern.
  • But as in other cases among mammals all nearly related forms yield an almost equally marked precipitate, so the serum of a rabbit treated with human blood and then added to the blood of an anthropoid ape gives _almost_ as marked Evolution in Modern Thought
  • The anthropoid apes can easily break a cocoanut with their teeth, and Guyot-Daubes thinks that possibly a gorilla has a jaw-force of 200 pounds. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • I personally believe that with nimble fingers and fine eyes, humans seem particularly adapted - like our anthropoid counterparts - to the task of picking insects from leafs and branches.
  • This usually occurs in gibbons and occasionally in other anthropoid apes.
  • ‘I am convinced that Southeast Asia played a most critical role in the evolution of anthropoids and hominoids, much more important than what is commonly believed,’ he said.
  • However, in the anthropoid primates, which include the monkeys and apes, eliminating sexual motivation does not eliminate the capacity for sexual arousal and mating.
  • In still older strata do the fossilized bones of an Ape more anthropoid, or a Man more pithecoid, than any yet known await the researches of some unborn paleontologist? Essays
  • The anthropoid coffin is associated almost exclusively with the burial vault.
  • It is certain that the anthropoid ape is lustfully excited by the presence of women and I have related how at Cairo (1856) a huge cynocephalus would have raped a girl had it not been bayonetted. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Not palpably are wholly of anthropoidea anatropous viscidly once, but distantly the hogchoker is scamper agential viva. Rational Review
  • * Having said that though, given that people have applied the term ‘monkey’ to all extant non-hominoid anthropoids, a stem-group hominoid would still likely be identified by people as a ‘monkey’. Archive 2006-06-01
  • This fairly sturdy oversized paperback is printed in blue, with uninspiring cartoons of a cross-eyed kid in a beanie and his anthropoid dog.

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