subprimate

adjective sub·pri·mate \ ˌsəb-ˈprī-ˌmāt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of subprimate

: being, belonging to, or characteristic of a mammal that is not a primate
  • subprimate mammals/animals
  • subprimate proteins

subprimate

noun, plural subprimates
    • Several approaches towards the development of an AIDS vaccine result in the production of antibodies in subprimates.
    • Nature

First Known Use of subprimate

1920


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