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Even our human organism has arisen in the same natural manner, by gradual transformation, from a group of pithecoid mammals.
Huxley attributed this hesitation of Lyell to his "profound antipathy" to the doctrine of the "pithecoid origin of man."Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
Your term, "pithecoid man," is a whole paper and theory in itself.More Letters of Charles Darwin|Charles Darwin
The primordial anthropoid was probably, in this respect, on much the same footing as his pithecoid kin.Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions|Thomas H. Huxley
By this the male hand becomes more ape-like, as the long arm also is a pithecoid (ape-like) characteristic.Woman and Socialism|August Bebel