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sub·or·der strep·sirhi·ni

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  1. Strepsirhini, suborder Strepsirhininoun

    in some classifications either coextensive with the Lemuroidea or comprising the true lemurs


  1. suborder strepsirhini

    The suborder Strepsirhini is a classification of primates that includes lemurs and lorises, among others. These animals are characterized by several unique traits, including a moist snout or rhinarium, a split upper lip, a high diversity of dental patterns, and large, forward-facing eyes capable of high degrees of movement. They are known for their strong sense of smell and are generally nocturnal. The term "Strepsirhini" itself is derived from Greek words meaning "curved nose".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder strepsirhini in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder strepsirhini in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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