noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Anthropology, Zoology.
Origin of Anthropoidea
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The proportionate length of the foot to its limb is greater in this genus than in any other of the Anthropoidea.
The pectoral limbs are always shorter than the hind-limbs; the reverse is occasionally the case in the Anthropoidea.
The genus Cercopithecus includes a larger number of species than any other of the Anthropoidea.
In the Anthropoidea the skull differs greatly from that in the Lemuroidea.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Even the external form enables the members of the present sub-order to be readily distinguished from the higher Anthropoidea.