Definition of Brachiate. Meaning of Brachiate. Synonyms of Brachiate

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Definition of Brachiate

Brachiate
Brachiate Brach"i*ate, a. [L. brachiatus (bracch-) with boughs or branches like arms, from brackium (bracch-) arm.] (Bot.) Having branches in pairs, decussated, all nearly horizontal, and each pair at right angles with the next, as in the maple and lilac.

Meaning of Brachiate from wikipedia

- humans are still capable of brachiating. Some children's parks include monkey bars which children play on by brachiating. As well as shaping the evolution...
- resources, test the firmness of support ahead and, in some cases, to brachiate (swing between trees). Many arboreal species, such as tree porcupines...
- spider monkeys all brachiate extensively, with gibbons sometimes doing so in remarkably acrobatic fashion. Woolly monkeys also brachiate at times. Orangutans...
- differentiating characteristic is their long arms, which they use to brachiate through trees. Their wrists are ball and socket joints as an evolutionary...
- resources, test the firmness of support ahead, and in some cases, to brachiate. However, some species of lizard have reduced limb size that helps them...
- characterized by the long arms that all gibbons have, with which they brachiate through the trees. They live together in monogamous pairs, and defend...
- Chimpanzees maintain some of the dexterity brachiating gibbons lack...
- (2009). "Functional anatomy of the gibbon forelimb: Adaptations to a brachiating lifestyle". Journal of Anatomy. 215 (3): 335–354. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7580...
- A brachiating gibbon...
- morphology of hominids and other primates - i.e. because they evolved the brachiating habit, they evolved the morphology they have....Pongines (orangutans)...
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