Definition of Galago

1. Noun. Agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears.

Exact synonyms: Bush Baby, Bushbaby
Generic synonyms: Lemur
Group relationships: Genus Galago



Definition of Galago

1. n. A genus of African lemurs, including numerous species.

Definition of Galago

1. Noun. A small, nocturnal and arboreal African lemur-like primate, (family ''Galagidae'', genus ''Galago'') with a catlike head and very large, translucent eyes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Galago

1. a small primate [n -GOS]

Medical Definition of Galago

1. Origin: Native name. A genus of African lemurs, including numerous species. The grand galago (Galago crassicaudata) is about the size of a cat; the mouse galago (G. Murinus)is about the size of a mouse. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galago

galactosyldiacylglycerol
galactosyldiacylglycerols
galactosyls
galactosyltransferase
galactosyltransferases
galactosylxylosylprotein 3-beta-galactosyltransferase
galactotherapy
galactowaldenase
galactoxyloglucan
galacturonan
galacturonic
galacturonic acid
galacturonosyltransferase
galage
galages
galago (current term)
galagoes
galagos
galah
galah session
galah sessions
galahs
galaktoboureko
galalike
galanas
galanases
galanga
galangal
galangals
galangas

Literary usage of Galago

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The middling one the size of a Rat (galago ... 1.—The small one a little less, Brown, 111. 44.—Compare also the galago ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1867)
"X. SMITH, MD (Specimens were exhibited). 1. galago ... Two specimens of this galago were exhibited, one of them being in very fine preservation. ..."

3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1859)
"On the Genus galago, with description of an apparently New Species (galago Murinus) from ... The two species nearest to it are the Madagascar species galago ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1862)
"... with a Description of the Brain of a galago." By WILLIAM H. FLOWER, Esq., Demonstrator of Anatomy at the Middlesex Hospital. Communicated by Dr. SHARPEY ..."

5. Catalogue of the Bones of Mammalia in the Collection of the British Museum by Edward Gerrard (1862)
"S. Africa. Presented by Sir A. Smith. The SENEGAL galago. galago ... From the Zoological Society's Collection. galago murinus. Murray, Edinb. Phil. ..."

6. On the Genesis of Species by St. George Jackson Mivart (1871)
"... common kind of structure, which becomes differently modified in different situations; in other words, they are serial homologues. 0 h SPINE OF galago ..."

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