platyrhine


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Adj.1.platyrhine - of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
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Those in whom the breadth of the nose exceeds 85 percent of its height are considered as platyrhine; those in whom the width of the nose is less than 70 per cent of its height are leptorhine; and lastly those races in which the width of the nose varies between 70 and 85 per cent of its height are classed as mesorhine.