leptorrhine


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leptorrhine

(ˈlɛptərɪn)
adj
1. (Anatomy) another word for catarrhine2
2. (Zoology) another word for catarrhine2
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Adj.1.leptorrhine - having a long narrow nose
catarrhine, catarrhinian - of or related to Old World monkeys that have nostrils together and opening downward
broadnosed, platyrhine, platyrhinian, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian, platyrrhinic - of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
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References in periodicals archive ?
In every series, the orbital index ranges between chaemoconchic (less than 76) and hypsiconchic (above 85), and the nasal index ranges between leptorrhine (less than 47) and hyperchamaerrhine (above 58).
The nasal index and nasal elevation index were both found to differ most significantly [P<.001] showing a more leptorrhine and elevated nose in Jat males than Meena males.