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ORGANS

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 504 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ORGANS, Pathology of. CATARRHINE APE, the term used to describe those apes which have the nostrils approximated, the aperture pointing downward, and the intervening septum narrow; distinguishing features of both the lower " doglike " apes (Cynomorpha) and the higher "manlike " apes (Anthropomorpha). The Catarrhini are restricted entirely to the Old World, and include the gorilla, the chimpanzee and orang-utan.
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