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Word: primate

Definition: group of mammals including humans


Sentences Containing 'primate'

Along with the common squirrel monkey ("Saimiri sciureus"), slow lorises are the most popular primate pets in Japan.
And the Cistercians are in thirteen "congregations", each headed by an "abbot general" or an "abbot president", but do not use the title of "abbot primate".
Archbishop Adetiloye headed the Province One, consisting of the dioceses in the West, while remaining Primate of All Nigeria.
Bishop Tiran Nersoyan, the newly elected Diocesan Primate, wholeheartedly took on the challenge of a problem which was causing the elders of the communities to question the future of the Armenian Church in America.
During the election period, the function of the king was performed by an interrex (usually in the person of the primate of Poland).
Even some authors who may otherwise appear to be critical of the concept of Paleolithic diet have argued that high energy density of modern diets, as compared to ancestral/primate diets, contributes to the incidence of diseases of affluence in the industrial world.
Every known area in which the primate resides have been affected severely, with the exception of the innermost areas of forests that have been relatively untouched by humans.
For all but the most host-specific affiliate groups (e.g., primate Pneumocystis fungi and primates), affiliate extinction levels may be modest at low levels of host extinction but can be expected to rise quickly as host extinctions increase to levels predicted in the near future.
For instance, anxiety leads primate infants to stay close to their mothers who provide protection and food.
Further changes to the office of primate were its limitation to a two-year term, to allow for greater participation in leadership, and its establishment as a triumvirate of bishops.
He regarded with disfavour the Confederation of Kilkenny, and resisted all the arguments and entreaties of the primate to join it.
He was enthroned as the second Primate of the Church of Nigeria on 26 December 1986, the following day to his 57th birthday, at the Cathedral Church of Lagos, by his predecessor, Archbishop Timothy O. Olufosoye.
His activities included liaising with the former Prime Minister of France, Édouard Herriot and the Roman Catholic Primate of the Gauls, Cardinal Pierre-Marie Gerlier, later, recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations, by Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel.
Hose's langur (Presbytis hosei) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family.
In 1771 he joined a religious seminary, while he remained in service of the bishop of Kujawy Antoni Ostrowski (who later became the primate of Poland).
In 1947 he was elected Primate of Australia.
In 2007, a wooden church was built in the location of the tabernacle, consecrated by Primate of the UOC Metropolitan Volodymyr on July 25 of that year.
In 2008, Kevin Rudd as Primate Minister issued an apology to the Stolen Generation on behalf of the Australian people.
in Biomedical Sciences from Medical School of the University of São Paulo and a doctorate in behavioral neuroscience in 1977, followed by postdoctoral work at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry's Primate Behavior Department.
In the natural settings that human primate ancestors evolved in, sweetness intensity should indicate energy density, while bitterness tends to indicate toxicity The high sweetness detection threshold and low bitterness detection threshold would have predisposed our primate ancestors to seek out sweet-tasting (and energy-dense) foods and avoid bitter-tasting foods.
It was founded in 1946 by Archbishop Tiran Nersoyan, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of America, 1944-1954.
Joseph Abiodun Adetiloye (Odo-Owa, Ekiti State, 25 December 1929 - Odo-Owa, Ekiti State, 14 December 2012) was the former Primate of the Church of Nigeria.
Likewise, according to rank and authority, the abbot primate's "position with regard to the other abbots the world is to be understood rather from the analogy of a primate in a hierarchy than from that of the general of an order like the Dominicans and Jesuits."
Limited to a geographical range from the central coast of East Kalimantan to the Kutai National Park, the species is highly regarded as an endemic and extremely vulnerable primate.
Murilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.J (19 September 1943 - ) is the current archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia and therefore primate of Brazil since his appointment by Pope Benedict XVI on 12 January 2011.
On 20 February 2002 he was appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Florianópolis, State of Santa Catarina, where he served until January 2011, when he was appointed Primate of Brazil and Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia.
One of the first cases of slow loris smuggling was documented by the International Primate Protection League (IPPL) in November 1974.
Primasius (died around 560) was bishop of Hadrumetum and primate of Byzacena, in Africa.
Primate vocalizations are mainly determined by music-like features (such as pitch, amplitude-and frequency-modulations, timbre and rhythm), and it is assumed that human musical abilities played a key phylogenetical part in the evolution of language.
Slow lorises are the most commonly sold protected primate at these markets.
Some comparative studies of human and higher primate digestive tracts do suggest that humans have evolved to obtain greater amounts of calories from sources such as animal foods, allowing them to shrink the size of the gastrointestinal tract, relative to body mass, and to increase the brain mass instead.
Specialising in a frantic brand of party techno and tech-house, the pair co-founded the label Recycled Loops as well as having many popular releases on labels such as Novamute, Primate, Intec and Bassethound Records.
The Anglican Communion is an international association of national and regional Anglican churches (and a few other episcopal churches) in full communion with the Church of England (which is regarded as the mother church of the worldwide communion) and specifically with its principal primate, the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Archbishop of New Zealand is the primate, or head, of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.
The creature is often cited as a forest-dwelling hominid or primate, and is also accounted for as being immortal; however, its exact identity remains unknown, and its existence disputed.
The maroon langur, maroon leaf monkey, or red leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family.
The moustached guenon or moustached monkey (Cercopithecus cephus) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family.
The northern needle-clawed bushbaby ("Euoticus pallidus") is a species of primate in the Galagidae family.
The origin of the team came about when Superman was investigating a strange phenomenon causing the citizens of Metropolis to begin acting like their primate ancestors.
The primate house is home to macaques, a chimpanzee, baboon, bush baby, cotton-top tamarins, as well as several other non-primate mammals.
The red-eared guenon, red-eared monkey, or russet-eared guenon (Cercopithecus erythrotis) is a species of primate in the Cercopithecidae family.
The species name "howelli" will remain in museums and textbooks forever, and designates two mollusks, two ancestral species of civet cats, one hyena, an ancestral antelope and a primate of the loris family.
The subjects are pollinating Ficus Wasps and Ficus, primate parasites, (Pneumocystis Fungi, Nematode, and Lice) and their hosts, parasitic mites and lice and their avian hosts, butterflies and their larval host plants, and ant butterflies and their host ants.
The sudden drop in population arises from the rising demand for its bezoar stones and to prevent crop-raiding, and the rapid deforestation and removal of the primate's habitat.
Then Cashel became an archiepiscopal see, and O'Dunan its first prelate as far as the primate, St.
These new factors threaten slow loris survival. Opportunistic hunting of lorises has been a traditional practice, for example, when a tree in which the primate is living is cut down.
They are organized in eight "congregations", each headed by an "abbot general", but also have an "Abbot Primate of the Confederated Canons Regular of Saint Augustine".
They discovered in over 4,000 of their images the primate, which was so rare it took efforts for the scientists to verify from old pictures what they had discovered.

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