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pithecoid

[pith-i-koid, pi-thee-koid] /ˈpɪθ ɪˌkɔɪd, pɪˈθi kɔɪd/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the genus Pithecia and related genera, including the saki monkeys.
2.
(loosely) apelike; monkeylike.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Neo-Latin pithēc(us) ape (< Greek píthēkos) + -oid
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pithecoid in Medicine

pithecoid pith·e·coid (pĭth'ĭ-koid', pī-thē'koid)
adj.
Resembling or relating to the apes, especially the anthropoid apes.

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pithecoid
  (pĭth'ĭ-koid', pī-thē'koid)   
Resembling or relating to the apes, especially the anthropoid apes.
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