The primate family, which includes modern humans (Homo sapiens) and several fossil groups.

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Ho·min·i·dae hō-'min-ə-.dē n pl a family of bipedal mammals of the order Primates comprising recent humans together with extinct ancestral and related forms see HOMO (1)

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Ho·min·i·dae (ho-minґĭ-de) [L. homo man + Gr. eidos resemblance] a family of primates (superfamily Hominoidea, suborder Anthropoidea), including both modern humans (Homo sapiens) and fossil hominids.

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  • Hominidae — prop. n. The natural family of primates including modern man and the extinct immediate ancestors of man. Syn: family {Hominidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hominidae — Hominidae, Menschen ⇒ Hominoidea …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Hominidae — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hominidé (homonymie). Hominidés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hominidae — Para otros usos de este término, véase Homínido.   Homínidos Rango temporal: Mioceno Medio (Serravalliense) Recien …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hominidae — Menschenaffen Systematik Überordnung: Euarchontoglires Ordnung: Primaten (Primates) Unterordnung: Trockennasenaffen (Haplorhini) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hominidae — ▪ anthropological family       in zoology, one of the two living families of the ape superfamily Hominoidea, the other being the Hylobatidae ( gibbons). Hominidae includes the great apes that is, the orangutans (genus Pongo), gorillas (Gorilla),… …   Universalium

  • Hominidae — noun modern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man • Syn: ↑family Hominidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthropoidea, ↑suborder Anthropoidea • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hominidae — …   Википедия

  • Hominidae — см. Гоминиды …   Физическая Антропология. Иллюстрированный толковый словарь.

  • Hominidae s.l. — Familia del infraorden Catarrhini del orden de los Primates y que está constituida por los llamados monos antropomorfos . Árbol filogenético: pre /pre …   Enciclopedia Universal

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