[hyoo-muh-noid or, often, yoo-]
having human characteristics or form; resembling human beings.
a humanoid being: to search for humanoids in outer space.

1915–20; human + -oid Unabridged
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humanoid (ˈhjuːməˌnɔɪd)
1.  like a human being in appearance
2.  a being with human rather than anthropoid characteristics
3.  (in science fiction) a robot or creature resembling a human being

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Example sentences
The motion-capture data were then used to animate a humanoid avatar that was
  featureless and gender-neutral.
Humanoid robots can already run, dance, and carry on conversations.
Humanoid robots can help us to do it faster, because machines you can build
  millions with no limits and fast.
These aren't humanoid robots but computer controlled systems that have been
  optimized for use in sensitive situations.
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