On this page:
- Ardi is the designation of the fossilized skeletal remains of an Ardipithecus ramidus, believed to be an early human-like 4.4 million years old. It is the most complete early hominid specimen, with most of the skull, teeth, pelvis, hands and feet, more complete than the previously known Australopithecus afarensis specimen called "Lucy." In all, 110 different pieces of fossilized bone were found. Ardi weighed about 50 kg and could be up to 120 cm tall. Although she is a biped, Ardi had both opposable big toes and thumbs in order to climb trees. It is speculated that her bipedality impeded movement, but enabled her to bear more offspring. Although it is not known whether Ardi's species developed into Homo sapiens, the discovery is of great significance and added much to the debate on Ardipithecus and its place in human evolution. With regards to Ardi's body composition, archaeologists note that she is unique in that she possesses traits that are characteristic of both extinct primates and early hominids. It is still a point of debate whether Ardi was capable of bipedal movement. Ardi's divergent big toes are not characteristic of a biped.
- also known as 阿爾迪
- ARDI is the Access to Research for Development and Innovation program, a partnership between the World Intellectual Property Organization and major scientific and technical publishers. ARDI provides access to nearly 10,000 online journals, books and reference works for patent offices, academic and research institutions in 107 developing and least developed countries as of December 2013. The stated objective of ARDI is to "promote the integration of developing countries into the global knowledge economy, allowing them to more fully realize their creative potential.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ardi
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
The Quest for Truth (2012)
Come Now and Let Us Reason Together by Michael Dedivonai
Ardi is a partial skeleton put together based on the bone fragments of at least thirty five sets of skeletons. Many of which were in such bad shape that it took fifteen whole years before the research team could fully analyze and ...
by Taylor, Jim
Contact the authors The ARDI is a self-report tool that assesses the pattern of reasons for athletic retirement. It helps identify the most prominent factor in the ending of the athletic career and forms the basis for career transition interventions or ...
by Alice Roberts
Ardi is a very ancient hominin: at 4.4 million years old, we're getting pretty close to the date of our last common ancestor with chimpanzees, given that genetic comparisons estimate that our paths diverged some 5 to 7 million years ago.
Graucalus lag/ardi is an undescribed species from Southern India and Ceylon. It is G. papmwzk, Sykes, and J erdon, and Campcp/u1_(]a macii, Layard, and is of the same small size as G. jawnszk, having the anterior surface of the wing ...
ardi,. keong. aphan. balky-bur bulky bull bullet bull-frog bullock bully bulrush bulwark bump 214 A DICTIONARY .OF THK MIKIR LANGUAGE.
The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance
ARD= average relative dose ARDI= alcohol-related disease impact ARDI= average relative dose intensity AR-DLMD = autosomal recessive Duchenne-like muscular dystrophy ARDMS = American.
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Ardi
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Photos about Ardi
Click on an item to view that photo:
Video language resources about Ardi
Click on an item to play that video:
View more videos about Ardi Gasna.
See also the pronunciation examples of Ardi!
Scrabble value of A1R1D2I1
The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ARDI
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
See also the blanagrams of Ardi!
Share this page
Go to the usage examples of Ardi to see it in context!