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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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Example sentences from the Web for primate
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
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 New York-born girl may be have grown up near the state's capital, but she found her primate type in college.
Furthermore, the primate system permits the best in-depth platform for comparative studies.Does Research Really Need Human Embryos and Cloning?|Dr. Maureen L. Condic|April 16, 2009|DAILY BEAST
The marriage was solemnized by a Romish bishop, as well as by the Irish primate.
The King doubtless made him primate of the English hierarchy in order that he might combine both offices.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord
The Primate writes to me as if I were a temporal baron—a man under command, having soldiers under him!The Monastery|Sir Walter Scott
They usurped the "firstlings of flocks," and got into trouble with the Primate in consequence.Stories about Famous Precious Stones|Mrs Goddard Orpen
The task was a repulsive one for the Primate, whose act alone had made the marriage possible; but Cranmer was—Cranmer.