Definition of Platyrhine

1. Adjective. Of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses.




Definition of Platyrhine

1. a. Having the nose broad; -- opposed to leptorhine.

Medical Definition of Platyrhine

1. One of the Platyrhini. Origin: Platy + Gr, nose. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platyrhine

platypelloid
platypelloid pelvis
platypi
platypnea
platypneas
platypod
platypoda
platypodes
platyptera
platypus
platypusaries
platypusary
platypuses
platypussaries
platypussary
platyrhine (current term)
platyrhini
platyrhinian
platyrrhine
platyrrhines
platyrrhinian
platyrrhinic
platyrrhiny
platys
platysma
platysmas
platysmata
platyspondylia
platystencephaly
plaud

Literary usage of Platyrhine

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1. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin (1888)
"... and platyrhine divisions. Hence- the members of this supposed ancient group would not have been so uniform in their dentition, or in the structure of ..."

2. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania by Royal Society of Tasmania (1898)
"Male 6 54'0 49'1 62-2 platyrhine Female ... 3 55'2 49-0 587 "„ Average . ... Both sexes therefore belong to the platyrhine group. The variation is 13'2. ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1903)
"If with BROCA and FLOWER we regard all skulls in which the nasal index is 53 and upwards as platyrhine, ie with the pyriform aperture wide in relation to ..."

4. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin (1888)
"... and platyrhine divisions. Hence- the members of this supposed ancient group would not have been so uniform in their dentition, or in the structure of ..."

5. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania by Royal Society of Tasmania (1898)
"Male 6 54'0 49'1 62-2 platyrhine Female ... 3 55'2 49-0 587 "„ Average . ... Both sexes therefore belong to the platyrhine group. The variation is 13'2. ..."

6. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1903)
"If with BROCA and FLOWER we regard all skulls in which the nasal index is 53 and upwards as platyrhine, ie with the pyriform aperture wide in relation to ..."

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