Glossary Definition
Here, humans and their extinct relatives (i.e., organisms on the "human side" of the human/chimpanzee lineage split). However, some scientists use the term hominid to refer to a larger group: humans, other great apes (gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans), and their extinct relatives. However you decide to name the groups, the important thing is how all these species are related to one another and not exactly what we decide to call each lineage.

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