Definition of simian in English:
Relating to, resembling, or affecting apes or monkeys: simian immunodeficiency virus Compare with prosimian.
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- Researchers have identified simian immunodeficiency virus in wild apes for the first time.
- The simian immunodeficiency virus destabilizes lamellar and promotes hexagonal phase, leading to the speculation that it has an effective negative intrinsic curvature.
- Both vaccines were designed against SHIV, a virus containing components of HIV and the related monkey virus, simian immunodeficiency virus.
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An ape or monkey.
- We call these creatures Pro simians (meaning before the simians or apes).
- In this age of growing animal-empowerment, do you think monkeys and other simians should be allowed to drink, if they so desire?
- Actors playing the simians choreograph ape-like movements with ease.
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