Hominidae

noun plural
Ho·​min·​i·​dae | \ hō-ˈmin-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Hominidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Hominidae

: a family of bipedal mammals of the order Primates comprising recent humans together with extinct ancestral and related forms and in some recent classifications the gorilla, chimpanzee, and orangutan — see homo entry 1 sense 1

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“Hominidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Hominidae. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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