Pongidae

noun plural
Pon·​gi·​dae | \ ˈpäŋ-gi-ˌdē How to pronounce Pongidae (audio) , ˈpän-jə- How to pronounce Pongidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Pongidae

: a family of anthropoid apes consisting of the gorilla, orangutan, chimpanzee, and bonobo

Other Words from Pongidae

pongid \ ˈpän-​jəd How to pronounce pongid (audio) , ˈpäŋ-​gəd How to pronounce pongid (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Pongidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pongidae. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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