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Origin of primate
OTHER WORDS FROM primatepri·ma·tal, adjective, nounpri·ma·tial [prahy-mey-shuhl], /praɪˈmeɪ ʃəl/, pri·mat·i·cal [prahy-mat-i-kuhl], /praɪˈmæt ɪ kəl/, adjective
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Genetic studies of living primates have suggested that gibbon ancestors emerged by at least 20 million years ago in Africa.A stray molar is the oldest known fossil from an ancient gibbon|Bruce Bower|September 8, 2020|Science News
Most reporters, myself included, were expecting non-human primates.Neuralink’s Wildly Anticipated New Brain Implant: the Hype vs. the Science|Shelly Fan|September 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
Our family, the hominids, included other primates that walked the Earth on two legs.
So to understand why men are taller than women, we may need to understand why we experience puberty when we do and what drives differences in estrogen use between primates.Males Are the Taller Sex. Estrogen, Not Fights for Mates, May Be Why.|Christie Wilcox|June 8, 2020|Quanta Magazine
At the time, no one knew that someone’s sneeze can infect local primates with colds and other viral diseases.How to find the next pandemic virus before it finds us|Lindsey Konkel|April 30, 2020|Science News For Students
No matter the name, the purported “anomalous primate” has long been the subject of a cycle of stories and skepticism.
The results are in and Homo habilis, our primate forebear, has won another round.The Top 10 Diets of 2013 Are All Useless (Except to Book Publishers)|Kent Sepkowitz|December 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Believed to be around 16 years old at the time, the primate had endured a life in the entertainment business.
But first a word on human lice, a noble symbiote who has been working the primate circuit for millions of years.
The well-dressed primate that stormed a Canadian IKEA over the weekend has been photo shopped into a Marc Jacobs ad on Tumblr.Sarah Burton Claims Her OBE, The IKEA Monkey Gets The Marc Jacobs Treatment|The Fashion Beast Team|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Primate evidently thought all fat things should be reserved for Englishmen like himself.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
Sir G. Gostwick soon after laid charges against the archbishop, which Henry quashed, and the primate was willing to forgive.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
Probably the new responsibilities imposed upon him as Primate of the English Church pressed upon his conscience.
The Bishop of Chichester declared that Becket was primate no longer, as he had gone against the laws of the realm.
The King doubtless made him primate of the English hierarchy in order that he might combine both offices.