Definition of Lemuroidea

1. Noun. Lemuridae; Lorisidae; Daubentoniidae; Indriidae; used in some classifications instead of Prosimii; in others considered a subdivision of Prosimii.




Definition of Lemuroidea

1. n. pl. A suborder of primates, including the lemurs, the aye-aye, and allied species.

Medical Definition of Lemuroidea

1. A suborder of primates, including the lemurs, the aye-aye, and allied species. Alternative forms: Lemuroida. Origin: NL. See Lemur, and -oid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lemuroidea

lemony
lemoynite
lempira
lempiras
lemur
lemures
lemurian
lemurians
lemurid
lemuridae
lemurids
lemurine
lemurines
lemurlike
lemuroid
lemuroidea (current term)
lemuroids
lemurs
lenaite
lenalidomide
lend
lend-lease
lend a hand
lend a helping hand
lend an ear
lend itself to
lend oneself
lendable
lende
lended

Literary usage of Lemuroidea

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1. Ethnology by Augustus Henry Keane (1896)
"... lemuroidea and Anthropoidea— The five families of the Anthropoidea—Their range in time and space— Diagram of the Anthropoid families—Relations of the ..."

2. A Guide to the Fossil Mammals and Birds in the Department of Geology and by Arthur Smith Woodward (1904)
"lemuroidea. Pier-case 3. The lemurs, which are evidently of a lower grade than the monkeys and apes, immediately preceded these Anthro- ..."

3. Natural History in Zoological Gardens: Being Some Account of Vertebrated Animals by Frank Evers Beddard (1905)
"... Sub-order lemuroidea THESE nocturnal creatures, which have got their name from that way of life, stand unquestionably at a lower level than the apes, ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1884)
"... suborder perhaps lemuroidea, a> indicated by the dentition only ... may belong to the lemuroidea, but the evidence which I have derived from the feet of ..."

5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1865)
"In the lemuroidea we again find a much greater range of variation ; for in Loris and Nycticebus the length is not nearly twice the ..."

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