hominine


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hominine

(ˈhɒmɪˌnaɪn)
adj
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) anthropol of, relating to or characteristic of humans
2. (Zoology) zoology belonging or relating to the subfamily Homininae which includes humans
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hominine - characteristic of humankind
human - having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"
Translations
homininé
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In the proposed model, dietary stress produced by significant changes in the environment, at some point, altered the selection pressures on an ancestral hominine population.
Some authors have favored a Eurasian origin of hominids and their early divergence during the middle Miocene into pongines and hominines, followed by a later hominine dispersal event back into Africa by the late Miocene (Begun, 2002b, 2007, 2009; Begun et al.
82) For instance, Currat and Excoffier proposed that a continuous but very unfruitful process of interbreeding occurred along the migration routes as they reached archaic hominine ranges.
Rather, it involves the wholesale alteration of the entire hominine genetic package.