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Meaning of "catarrhine" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CATARRHINE

From New Latin Catarrhina , all ultimately from Greek katarrhin having a hooked nose, from kata- down + rhis nose.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CATARRHINE

catarrhine  [ˈkætəˌraɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATARRHINE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Catarrhine can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CATARRHINE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

catarrhine

Catarrhini

Catarrhini is one of the two subdivisions of the higher primates. It contains the Old World monkeys and the apes; the latter of which are in turn further divided into the lesser apes or gibbons and the great apes, consisting of the orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and humans. They are all native to Africa and Asia. Members of this parvorder are called catarrhines.

Definition of catarrhine in the English dictionary

The first definition of catarrhine in the dictionary is having the nostrils set close together and opening to the front of the face. Other definition of catarrhine is Also: leptorrhine. having a thin or narrow nose. Catarrhine is also an animal or person with this characteristic.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATARRHINE


acarine
ˈækəˌraɪn
anserine
ˈænsəˌraɪn
atherine
ˈæθəˌraɪn
azurine
ˈæzjʊəˌraɪn
catarhine
ˈkætəˌraɪn
estuarine
ˈɛstjʊəˌraɪn
extrauterine
ˌɛkstrəˈjuːtəˌraɪn
monorhine
ˈmɒnəˌraɪn
otarine
ˈəʊtəˌraɪn
passerine
ˈpæsəˌraɪn
piperine
ˈpɪpəˌraɪn
pulverine
ˈpʌlvəˌraɪn
riverine
ˈrɪvəˌraɪn
saccharine
ˈsækəˌraɪn
tichorrhine
ˈtaɪkəˌraɪn
Turnverein
ˈtɜːnvəˌraɪn
uterine
ˈjuːtəˌraɪn
viperine
ˈvaɪpəˌraɪn
vomerine
ˈvəʊməˌraɪn
vulturine
ˈvʌltʃəˌraɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATARRHINE

catapult launching
catapult-launched
catapultic
catapultier
cataract
cataractous
catarhine
catarrh
catarrhal
catarrhally
catarrhous
catasta
catastasis
catastrophe
catastrophe theory
catastrophic
catastrophically
catastrophism
catastrophist
catatonia

WORDS THAT END LIKE CATARRHINE

chine
errhine
fax machine
Josephine
leptorrhine
machine
moonshine
morphine
murrhine
myrrhine
platyrrhine
Rhine
sewing machine
shine
slot machine
sunshine
time machine
vending machine
washing machine
whine

Synonyms and antonyms of catarrhine in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «catarrhine» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATARRHINE

Find out the translation of catarrhine to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of catarrhine from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «catarrhine» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

catarrhine
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

catarrhine
570 millions of speakers

English

catarrhine
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

catarrhine
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سفلي المنخرين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

узконосых
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

catarrhine
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

catarrhine
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

catarrhine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Catarrhine
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

catarrhine
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

狭鼻
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

catarrhine
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Catarrhine
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

catarrhine
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

catarrhine
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कटारहृद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Eski Dünya maymunları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

catarrina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

catarrhine
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вузьконосих
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

catarrhine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

catarrhine
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

catarrhine
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

catarrhine
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

catarrhine
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of catarrhine

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATARRHINE»

The term «catarrhine» is used very little and occupies the 161.800 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATARRHINE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about catarrhine

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATARRHINE»

Discover the use of catarrhine in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to catarrhine and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Primate Fossil Record
The new material was interpreted as indicating that Oligopithecus was indeed a basal catarrhine, not a cercopithecoid or adapid, but one which may have evolved from an adapid ancestry. Also in the middle 1980s, American geologist and ...
Walter Carl Hartwig, 2002
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Vertical Climbing Adaptations in the Anthropoid Ankle and ...
Accession Geological Family Taxon Body mass number age estimate KNM-SO 389 19.5" Hominoid Proconsul 49.4 □ 1,2,4,5 major KNM-SO 1402 19.5" Catarrhine Rangwapithecus gordonil5 12.5 KNM-SO 1705 19.5" Catarrhine P.
Jeremy M. DeSilva, 2008
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Handbook of Paleoanthropology: Vol I:Principles, Methods and ...
Interpretations that preceded the discovery of the Eocene anthropoids typically placed parapithecids as the sister group of a combined catarrhine-platyrrhine clade, but the precise branching relationships among basal anthropoid lineages has ...
Winfried Henke, Ian Tattersall, Thorolf Hardt, 2007
4
What the Bones Tell Us
"narrow-nosed" condition of catarrhine primates involves an alteration of — or, as von Baer would have described it, a deviation away from — the embryonic or fetal condition common to mammals. As Hofer put it in a recent article: "Probably  ...
Jeffrey H. Schwartz, 1997
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Hominoid Brain Organization: Histometric and Morphometric ...
This chapter is devoted to the catarrhine visual system. First, the catarrhine visual system is described. Next, the history of visual cortex parcellation and the methods used to study the catarrhine visual cortex are briefly described. Third, this ...
Alexandra Allison de Sousa, 2008
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Behavioral Primatology: Advances in Research and Theory
H. "Platyrrhine," "Catarrhine," "New World," and “Old World" The higher primates are sometimes divided into two groups, the Platyrrhini (broad-nosed) and the Catarrhini (narrow-nosed).4 These taxonomic terms have given origin to the English ...
A. M. Schrier, 2013
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Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory: Second Edition
Catarrhine. Characteristics. Defining the catarrhines by means of uniquely shared characters depends upon which taxa are considered when such a list is developed. If only the living formsareexamined, thelistofsuchcharacters is long and ...
Eric Delson, Ian Tattersall, John Van Couvering, 2000
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Primate Adaptation and Evolution: 3rd Edn
CATARRHINE. ANATOMY. Catarrhines are characterized by numerous anatomical specializations that set them apart from the more primitive platyrrhines. The name is derived from the shape of their nostrils, which are often narrow and facing ...
John G. Fleagle, 2013
9
Learning and Emotion: A Biological Synthesis
specimens, Apidium, a genus perhaps related to the Old World or catarrhine monkeys, and Dolichocebus, a likely ancestor of the New World or platyr- rhine monkeys of South America. For the Old World monkeys or cercopithecoids, two ...
‎1986
10
Primate Functional Morphology and Evolution
(2) Was the beginning of the known catarrhine divergence sometime during the late Eocene? (3) Were -taxa of either anthropoid or catarrhine level of organization present in any part of the world prior to this time? Each of the two major groups ...
Russell H. Tuttle, 1975

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATARRHINE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term catarrhine is used in the context of the following news items.
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Problem 9: Neo-Darwinism Struggles to Explain the …
... and morphological evidence, New World platyrrhine monkeys are thought to be descended from African "Old World" or "catarrhine" monkeys. «Discovery Institute, Feb 15»
2
Sure, Humans Might Lack a Jacobson's Organ. We're Still Decent at …
In the catarrhine primates, like macaques, it is generally absent, or reduced, with some indeterminate function. Sniff away because we have ... «Slate Magazine, Aug 14»
3
Critics go bananas for monkeys... in a movie about apes
Apes are anthopoid catarrhine primates native to Southeast Asia and Africa while monkeys are primates of the Haplorrhini suborder and simian ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 14»
4
'Monkey Facebook': The Message Inherent in Diverse Faces of …
... catarrhine (Old World monkeys and apes) radiations. The researchers found that facial color patterns have an intimate link with social factors. «iScienceTimes.com, Nov 13»
5
Dolphins and Porpoises and...Bats? Oh My! Evolution's …
... 1997) and the "independent origin of Prosimian, Platyrrhine, and Catarrhine Mhc-DRB genes" (Kriener et al., 2000). Moreover, Jost et al. «Discovery Institute, May 12»
6
Do new discoveries ever “rewrite evolutionary history”?
They found that the catarrhine tree is far more stable than that of the dinosaurs. For the latter group, claims about new fossils that rewrite ... «Discover Magazine, Sep 10»
7
New Primate Fossil Informs Us of the Ape-Monkey Split During the …
Major early Oligocene to early middle Miocene Afro-Arabian catarrhine primate sites. Key: 1, Harrat Al Ujayfa, Saudi Arabia; 2, Thaytiniti, Oman; ... «ScienceBlogs, Aug 10»
8
Old World monkeys and apes diverged later than thought, new fossil …
Based on fossils and other lines of evidence, experts long assumed that the two catarrhine lineages diverged from a common ancestor at some ... «NatGeo News Watch, Aug 10»
9
Fossil skull fingered as ape–monkey ancestor
... palaeontologists to reconstruct the branches of the catarrhine family ... hypotheses" about how the shape of catarrhine skulls changed over ... «Nature.com, Jul 10»
10
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This fossil cranium of a new stem catarrhine from western Saudi Arabia allows palaeontologists to place a more accurate date than previously possible on the ... «Nature.com, Jul 10»

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