Definition of higher animals in English:

higher animals

Syllabification: high·er an·i·mals

noun

  • Animals of relatively advanced or developed characteristics, such as mammals and other vertebrates.
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    • Development of microbial populations in the alimentary tract of higher animals commences soon after birth.
    • The emerging fact that higher animals share much of their DNA with humans was certainly influential.
    • Nevertheless, all higher animals require vitamin C, and its function within organisms is always the same.

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