Definition of Hylobatidae
1. Noun. Used in some classifications for the lesser apes (gibbons and siamangs); sometimes considered a subfamily of Pongidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Anthropoidea, Suborder Anthropoidea
Member holonyms: Lesser Ape, Genus Hylobates, Hylobates, Genus Symphalangus, Symphalangus
Medical Definition of Hylobatidae
1. A family of the suborder haplorhini comprising only one genus, hylobates (also called nomascus or symphalangus). (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hylobatidae
Literary usage of Hylobatidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"... (white-nosed bearded saki) Daubentonia madagascariensis (aye-aye) Gorilla gorilla (gorilla) hylobatidae spp. ..."
2. Die Formenentwickelung am Skelet des menschlichen Thorax: Anatomisch by Carl Hueter (1865)
"Anthropoid apes Family hylobatidae. The ilium of the gibbon, Hylobates, forms a morphological link between those of the macaques and baboons and those of ..."