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Definition of Quadrumana

Quadrumana
Quadrumana Quad*ru"ma*na, n. pl. [NL. See Quadrumane.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of the Primates comprising the apes and monkeys; -- so called because the hind foot is usually prehensile, and the great toe opposable somewhat like a thumb. Formerly the Quadrumana were considered an order distinct from the Bimana, which last included man alone.

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- Quadrumana and Bimana form an obsolete division of the primates: the Quadrumana are primates with four hands (two attached to the arms and two attached...
- Natural History (1779), proposed that the primates be divided into the Quadrumana (four-handed, i.e. apes and monkeys) and Bimana (two-handed, i.e. humans)...
- PHYSICAL HISTORY OF MAN, III THE MORE CLOSELY ALLIED GENERA OF THE ORDER QUADRUMANA, OR MONKEYS (PDF). London: Wright and Co. printers. p. 361. Martin, W...
- Natural History (1779), proposed that the primates be divided into the Quadrumana (four-handed, i.e. apes and monkeys) and Bimana (two-handed, i.e. humans)...
- Chiropsalmidae Genus: Chiropsalmus Species: C. quadrum**** Binomial name Chiropsalmus quadrum**** (F. Müller, 1859) Synonyms Tamoya quadrumanaF. Müller, 1859...
- PHYSICAL HISTORY OF MAN, III THE MORE CLOSELY ALLIED GENERA OF THE ORDER QUADRUMANA, OR MONKEYS. London: Wright and Co. printers. pp. 340, 361. "Thomas Geissmann's...
- horizontal suture into an upper larger, and a lower smaller division. In some quadrumana the zygomatic bone consisted of two parts, an orbital and a malar. Pronounced...
- H.; Cautley, P.T. (1837). "On additional fossil species of the order Quadrumana from the Siwalik Hills". Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. 6:...
- H. and Cautley, P.T. 1837. On additional fossil species of the order Quadrumana from the Siwalik Hills. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 6:354–360...
- with a tail and pointed ears", which would be cl****ified amongst the Quadrumana along with monkeys, and in turn descended "through a long line of diversified...
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