Definition of Platyrrhines

1. platyrrhine [n] - See also: platyrrhine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platyrrhines

platypneas
platypod
platypoda
platypodes
platyptera
platypus
platypusaries
platypusary
platypuses
platypussaries
platypussary
platyrhine
platyrhini
platyrhinian
platyrrhine
platyrrhines (current term)
platyrrhinian
platyrrhinic
platyrrhiny
platys
platysma
platysmas
platysmata
platyspondylia
platystencephaly
plaud
plauded
plauding
plaudit
plaudite

Literary usage of Platyrrhines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Scientific Study by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1910)
"It is certain that all the platyrrhines come of one stock, ... The Apes of the New World, or the platyrrhines, form a divergent branch of our genealogical ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"Similarly in both lemurs and platyrrhines the malar bone is perforated by that branch of the facial nerve known to the classical anatomist as the "nervus ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The platyrrhines may have the same number of teeth; this is the case with the Marmosets, but in them there are three pre- molars ..."

4. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"In the platyrrhines the cranium is proportionally larger and the jaws less, as the species are smaller in size : they thus exemplify the immature characters ..."

5. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"most platyrrhines.1 The petrosal has a deep cerebellar depression. ... arid the angle of the jaw rounded off, as in most platyrrhines. ..."

6. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"Their anatomy differs; thus while the catar- rhines (including man) have only thirty-two teeth, the platyrrhines have thirty-six — four extra premolars. ..."

7. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Scientific Study by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1910)
"It is certain that all the platyrrhines come of one stock, ... The Apes of the New World, or the platyrrhines, form a divergent branch of our genealogical ..."

8. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"Similarly in both lemurs and platyrrhines the malar bone is perforated by that branch of the facial nerve known to the classical anatomist as the "nervus ..."

9. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The platyrrhines may have the same number of teeth; this is the case with the Marmosets, but in them there are three pre- molars ..."

10. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"In the platyrrhines the cranium is proportionally larger and the jaws less, as the species are smaller in size : they thus exemplify the immature characters ..."

11. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"most platyrrhines.1 The petrosal has a deep cerebellar depression. ... arid the angle of the jaw rounded off, as in most platyrrhines. ..."

12. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"Their anatomy differs; thus while the catar- rhines (including man) have only thirty-two teeth, the platyrrhines have thirty-six — four extra premolars. ..."

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