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Stein·heim man(stīn′hīm′, shtīn′-)
An extinct hominin known from fossil remains found in Germany, previously classified as a distinct species of Homo but now regarded as an example of H. heidelbergensis.
[After Steinheim, a village of southwest Germany.]
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