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PRIMATE, eccl. law.. An archbishop who has jurisdiction over one or several other metropolitans.

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Duke veterinarian Patricia Feeder has placed chips in 20 of the center's 500 prosimians.
Furthermore, say the linguists, patterns of hand use among prosimians, monkeys and apes hold clues to the evolutionary forces promoting human right- and left-handedness, as well as the functional development of the human brain with its important language abilities regulated in the left hemisphere and critical types of perception handled by the right hemisphere.
310), as well as a newly discovered incisor tooth from the same site, they conclude that the primate Amphipithecus mongaungensis, or some closely related animal, may be the evolutionary link between anthropoids and the lower primates, or prosimians.
66) A similar study, conducted on twenty-nine different primate taxa, including twenty prosimians, eight Old World monkeys, and humans, again demonstrated large relative increases in gyrification in prefrontal cortical regions and in parietotemporal association cortical regions in humans (Figure 2).
The nonhuman primates fall into three groups, including small animals known as prosimians, monkeys, and apes.
Conducting the same experiments with other primates, particularly the prosimians, will offer a truly robust body of comparative knowledge.
Lemurs are rare prosimians found only in Madagascar.
Primate sexuality: comparative studies of the prosimians, monkeys, apes, and human beings.
Despite a large body of data on diet and ranging patterns in prosimians, monkeys, and apes, tittle is known regarding the types of information that nonhuman primates use when making foraging decisions.
SWINDLER, INTRODUCTION TO THE PRIMATES 56 (1998) ("In contrast to most prosimians and all but two species of monkeys, apes lack tails.
24 The prosimians of Madagascar are essentially typical of the eastern rainforest, as shown by the table.
Lemurs are prosimians - a suborder of primates, which includes the pottos and bushbabies of Africa and the lorises and tarsiers of Asia.