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hominoid Edit

hom•i•noid (ˈhɒm əˌnɔɪd) 

n. a member of the biological superfamily Hominoidea, including all modern great apes and humans and a number of their extinct ancestors and relatives taken from


hom•i•nid (ˈhɒm ə nɪd) 


any of the modern or extinct bipedal primates of the family Hominidae, including all species of the genera Homo and Australopithecus. taken from
Hominodoa chart

Phylogenetic chart showing Hominoidea

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