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Descriptor in English: Hominidae
Descriptor in Spanish: Hominidae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hominidae
Descriptor in French: Hominidae
Entry term(s): Ape
Apes
Hominid
Hominids
Hominin
Hominini
Hominins
Homininus
Homo
Pongidae
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.112.400
Scope note: Family of the suborder HAPLORHINI (Anthropoidea) comprising bipedal primate MAMMALS. It includes modern man (HOMO SAPIENS) and the great apes: gorillas (GORILLA GORILLA), chimpanzees (PAN PANISCUS and PAN TROGLODYTES), and orangutans (PONGO PYGMAEUS).
Annotation: diseases: coordinate IM with PRIMATE DISEASES (IM); note entry term APES: diseases in an unspecified ape, index APE DISEASES (IM) + HOMINIDAE (NIM); extinct humans (Homo sp. other than Homo sapiens) go here; NEANDERTHALS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 89
DeCS UI: 23672
Descriptor UI: D015186
Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1988/04/19
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Hominidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0023340
Scope note Family of the suborder HAPLORHINI (Anthropoidea) comprising bipedal primate MAMMALS. It includes modern man (HOMO SAPIENS) and the great apes: gorillas (GORILLA GORILLA), chimpanzees (PAN PANISCUS and PAN TROGLODYTES), and orangutans (PONGO PYGMAEUS).
Preferred term Hominidae
Entry term(s) Hominid
Hominids
Pongidae - Narrower
Concept UI M0017280
Scope note An obsolete name for a family of Primates consisting of three genera: Pongo (PONGO PYGMAEUS), Pan (PAN TROGLODYTES and PAN PANISCUS), and Gorilla (GORILLA GORILLA).
Preferred term Pongidae
Entry term(s) Ape
Apes
Hominini - Narrower
Concept UI M0494660
Scope note A tribe (taxon between family and genus) consisting of the line leading to HUMANS after its split from the other African ape lineages. This tribe includes all of the Homo species (HOMO SAPIENS; HOMO NEANDERTHALENSIS; H. ergaster; H. rudolfensis), all of the Australopithecines (Australopithicus africanus, A. boisei, etc.) and other ancient forms like Paranthropus and Ardipithecus.
Preferred term Hominini
Entry term(s) Hominin
Hominins
Homininus
Homo - Narrower
Concept UI M0460246
Preferred term Homo



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