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Synonyms for neanderthal
niˈæn dərˌθɔl, neɪˈɑn dərˌtɑl; -ˌtɔl, -ˌtɑlne·an·derthal

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  1. Neandertal man, Neanderthal man, Neandertal, Neanderthal, Homo sapiens neanderthalensisadjective

    extinct robust human of Middle Paleolithic in Europe and western Asia


  2. boorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish, swinishadjective

    ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

    "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"

    boorish, piggy, porcine, neandertal, piggish, swinish, oafish, hoggish, loutish


  3. Neanderthal, Neanderthalian, Neandertaladjective

    relating to or belonging to or resembling Neanderthal man

    "Neanderthal skull"

    loutish, oafish, boorish, neandertal, swinish


Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. Neanderthal

    Homo neanderthalensis, Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, Neanderthal Man

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  1. Ameline Bardo:

    If you were to shake a Neanderthal hand you would notice this difference, there would be confusion over where to place the thumb, and for a thumb fight I think you would win in terms of speed and movement !

  2. Roger Gregory:

    We’re not in the same Neanderthal-type environment.

  3. Chris Stringer:

    I think the Science paper is a remarkable technical achievement and opens up many possibilities for future work in Eurasia on caves with no Neanderthal( or Denisovan) fossils.

  4. Tony Capra:

    We've found associations with sensitive neuropsychiatric diseases and addiction( and Neanderthal gene variants), which are primed for people to emotionally connect with when they're looking for an explanation for why they or their loved one is struggling.

  5. Tony Capra:

    We can't blame Neanderthals for Covid. That's a damaging response, and that's why I want to emphasize so much the social and environmental factors are the real things that people should be worrying about, that said, as a geneticist, I think it is important to know the evolutionary history of the genetic variants we find that do have effects on traits. The effects of Neanderthal DNA traits are detectable, but they're modest.

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