strep·sir·rhine also strep·si·rhine (strĕpsə-rīn′)
Of or designating the primate suborder Strepsirrhini, consisting of the lemurs, lorises, and bush babies, which characteristically have a moist area around the nostrils.
A strepsirrhine primate.
[New Latin Strepsirrhīnī, suborder name : Greek strepsi-, twisted, turned (from strephein, to turn; see streb(h)- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + Greek rhīs, rhīn-, nose (from their curved nostrils forming part of their moist nose ).]
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