Anthropoidea

noun plural
An·​thro·​poi·​dea | \ ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpȯid-ē-ə How to pronounce Anthropoidea (audio) \

Medical Definition of Anthropoidea

: the suborder of Primates including the monkeys, apes, and humans

Other Words from Anthropoidea

anthropoidean \ -​ē-​ən How to pronounce Anthropoidea (audio) \ adjective

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“Anthropoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Anthropoidea. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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