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Homo sapiens vs. Homo sapiens sapiens

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  1. the species of bipedal primates to which modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) belong, characterized by a large brain, a nearly vertical forehead, a skeletal build lighter and teeth smaller than earlier humans, and dependence upon language and the creation and utilization of complex tools: the species has existed for about 200,000 years.
  2. humankind.
  1. the subspecies of the genus Homo in which modern humans are classified.

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