Pongidae

Pon·gi·dae 'päŋ-gi-.dē, 'pän-jə- n pl a family of anthropoid apes consisting of the gorilla, orangutan, chimpanzee, and bonobo
pon·gid 'pän-jəd, 'päŋ-gəd adj or n

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Pon·gi·dae (ponґjĭ-de) the anthropoid apes, a family of primates that includes gibbons, gorillas, orangutans, and chimpanzees. Some are used in laboratory experiments because of their relationship to humans. See also Anthropoidea and Hominoidea.

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