"Neanderthals" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Common name for an extinct species of the Homo genus. Fossils have been found in Europe and Asia. Genetic evidence suggests that limited interbreeding with modern HUMANS (Homo sapiens) took place.
- Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
- Homo neanderthalensis
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