Homo neanderthalensis


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Homo ne·an·der·tha·len·sis

 (nē-ăn′dər-tə-lĕn′sĭs, -thə-, nā-)
[New Latin Homō neanderthalēnsis, species name : Latin homō, man; see homo1 + New Latin neanderthalēnsis, of Neanderthal (Neandertal), a valley of western Germany near Düsseldorf where remains of these humans were found in 1856.]
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