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human species

noun as in Homo sapiens

noun as in humankind

noun as in mankind

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A new book explores the history of mass extinctions and how the human species can survive the next one.

“The human species is a deeply flawed biological product”—so wrote my countryman Arthur Koestler.

The human species is no more unsuited to give birth than any other of the 5,000 or so species of mammals on the planet.

A voyage to Mars would be the adventure of a lifetime, a milestone for the human species.

Historical myopia must be an evolutionary defense mechanism of the human species.

The human species,” Charles Lamb says, “is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.

The four-handed animals fill up the great chasm between the quadruped and the human species.

The orang-outang differs from the human species more than from apes and monkey: 1.

I acknowledge, if we were forced to judge by external appearance alone, the ape might be taken for a variety in the human species.

It exhibits a noble frame of the human species, bearing a skull with craniological developments of a highly favorable character.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to human species, such as: the earth, flesh, humanity, humankind, man, and mortality.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.