green monkey


Definition of GREEN MONKEY

:  a long-tailed monkey of any of several African subspecies of a guenon (Cercopithecus aethiops syn. Chloroebus aethiops) having greenish-appearing hair and often used in medical research —called also vervet

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green monkey


Medical Definition of GREEN MONKEY

:  a long-tailed African monkey of the genus Cercopithecus (C. aethiops) that has greenish-appearing hair and is often used in medical research—called also vervet monkey


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