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This isn't Star Wars. The DWU doesn't have "near-humans". People who look like humans but who aren't are called humanoid. Unless the character wants to apply a bit of a racial slur, in which case, they're called human-ish. Neither case is capitalised.

Our research has shown that the word "near-human", so popular in other science fiction franchises, practically doesn't exist in the Doctor Who universe. Thus, anybody who basically looks human, but isn't human — people like Nyssa, Adric, Turlough and even the Doctor — are from humanoid species.

In a few rare instances, people who look human, but aren't, may be called human-ish, but this is usually a derogatory term, meant to imply that the character believes in some form of subhumanity.

Note that humanoid also means any species that has a vaguely human, bipedal look. So Silurians, for instance, are sometimes called "humanoid reptiles".

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