platyrhine

Platyrhine

Plat"y*rhine\, a. [Platy + Gr. ?, ?, nose.] (Anat.) Having the nose broad; -- opposed to leptorhine. -- n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Platyrhini.
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platyrhine

adjective
of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses [syn: platyrrhine] [ant: catarrhine, leptorhine
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