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Descriptor English:   Primates 
Descriptor Spanish:   Primates 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Primatas 
Synonyms English:   Primate  
Tree Number:   B01.050.150.900.649.313.988
Definition English:   An order of mammals consisting of more than 300 species that include LEMURS; LORISIDAE; TARSIERS; MONKEYS; and HOMINIDS. They are characterized by a relatively large brain when compared with other terrestrial mammals, forward-facing eyes, the presence of a CALCARINE SULCUS, and specialized MECHANORECEPTORS in the hands and feet which allow the perception of light touch. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification EM embryology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PH physiology
PX psychology SU surgery
UR urine VI virology
Record Number:   11759 
Unique Identifier:   D011323 

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