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
References in periodicals archive ?
Multiple cross-species transmission events of human adenoviruses (HAdV) during hominine evolution.
Tomasello traces development from individual intentionality and directive communication (ape individuals) to shared intentionality and cooperative communication (hominine dyads) and on to collective intentionality and conventional communication (human groups).
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., 2012).
Where [A.sub.id] denotes the identity of an agent; Loc represents the position of an agent in the image, that is, the center of a candidate target; Fit symbolizes its fitness, which is defined by the similarity between the candidate target and the object template; and MS = {USTMS, STMS, LTMS} is a set of hominine memory spaces of an agent for information storage, where USTMS, STMS, and LTMS stand for the ultrashort-term memory space, short-term memory space, and long-term memory space, respectively.
(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.
Although no human skeletons or remains were recovered, the discovery, indeed, pushes back the period of human colonization in the Philippines, because the rhinoceros could only have been butchered by ancient 'hominines.'