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douc langur Saltos de línea: douc lan¦gur
(also douc monkey)

Definición de douc langur en inglés:

sustantivo

A langur with black, white, and orange fur, native to the tropical rainforests of SE Asia.
  • Pygathrix nemaeus, family Cercopithecidae
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The RNase1 gene was duplicated twice in ancestral ruminants at least 40 MYA, and it was also duplicated in the douc langur, an Asian colobine, approximately 4 MYA.
  • Here we use both computational and experimental approaches to address these questions in a study of the pancreatic ribonuclease gene and its duplicate gene in a leaf-eating colobine monkey, douc langur.
  • The critically endangered Tonkin snub-nosed monkey was discovered in the 1980s, and the gray-shanked douc langur was discovered in just the last few years.

Origen

Late 18th century: douc via French from Vietnamese.

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