Definition of Callithrix

1. Noun. Type genus of the Callithricidae: true marmosets.

Exact synonyms: Genus Callithrix
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Callithricidae, Family Callithricidae
Member holonyms: True Marmoset



Medical Definition of Callithrix

1. A genus of callitrichinae occurring in forests of brazil and bolivia and containing eight species. They are c. Jacchus (common marmoset), c. Argentata (black-tailed marmoset), c. Chrysoleuca (yellow-legged or golden marmoset), c. Aurita (white-eared marmoset), c. Flaviceps (buff-headed marmoset), c. Penicillata (black-pencilled or black-eared marmoset), c. Geoffroyi (white-fronted or geoffrey's marmoset) and c. Santaremensis (santarem marmoset). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Callithrix

callipash
callipee
callipees
calliper
callipered
callipering
callipers
callipygean
callipygian
callipygous
callisection
callisections
callisthenic
callisthenic exercise
callisthenics
callithrix (current term)
callithump
callithump parade
callithumpian
callithumps
callitrichid
callitrichids
callitrichinae
callop
callops
callosal
callosal convolution
callosal gyrus
callosal sulcus
callose

Literary usage of Callithrix

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"Five species of apes are represented in the collections, callithrix ... Except in the case of callithrix personata the cave bones agree perfectly with those ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1835)
"However this may be, this second variety must apparently be referred to the callithrix of naturalists: * De Natura Animalium, lib. xvii. cap. ..."

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