5), bearing a certain resemblance in its proportions to the corresponding part of the simian skull.
On the other hand it does not follow necessarily from a theory of evolution of species that mankind must have descended from a single stock, for the hypothesis of development admits of the argument, that several simian species may have culminated in several races of man.
The foreheads of these two skulls have an ape-like form, obvious on comparison with the simian skulls of the gorilla and other apes, and visible even in the smallscale figures in the Plate, fig.
During a physical examination, the doctor looks for underdeveloped breasts and genitalia, webbed neck, short stature, low hairline in back, simian crease (a single crease in the palm), and abnormal development of the chest.
At any rate, classing the Trinil skull as human, it may be described as tending towards the simian type more than any other known.
But we must not fall into the error of supposing that the early progenitor of the whole Simian stock, including man, was identical with, or even closely resembled, any existing ape or monkey."
This expectation has hardly been fulfilled, but of late years the notion of a variety of the human race, geologically ancient, differing from any known in historic times, and with characters approaching the simian, has been supported by further discoveries.
In spite of their savagery they are admitted by those who have studied them to be far removed from the low or Simian type of man.
It has to be borne in mind that Linnaeus, plainly as he recognized the likeness of the higher simian and the human types, does not seem to have entertained the thought of accounting for this similarity by common descent.
Like Woburn these monkeys were found to be carrying simian herpes virus.
During a physical examination, a doctor will look for a simian crease (a single crease in the palm).
flailing simian limbs.
simian programmer had written a function which accepted inputs of the right types but returned XtCallbackProc instead of void.
simian creature who had met the launch upon the beach.
The new development from Linnaeus's zoological scheme which has thus ensued appears in Huxley's diagram of simian and human skeletons (fig.
Amplification of simian retroviral sequences from human recipients of baboon liver transplants.
You'll win a Monkey adoption pack, plus a pair of tickets to Drayton Manor Zoo to visit your simian friend.
At some point, a simian programmer had written a function which accepted inputs of the right types but returned XtCallbackProc instead of void.
It will be interesting to learn what part of our brain now dedicated to language was doing in our simian ancestors.
I saw that it was the simian creature who had met the launch upon the beach.
MTV Europe Music Awards - Lost the "Best Video" award to European artists Justice Vs Simian.
It should quickly enter the pantheon of great simian songs in rock history.
One report indicates that a simian retrovirus akin to HIV has crossed the species barrier to human hunters.
simian herpes virus.
simian retrovirus akin to HIV has crossed the species barrier to human hunters.
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