primatology


pri·ma·tol·o·gy

noun \ˌprī-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of PRIMATOLOGY

:  the study of primates especially other than recent humans (Homo sapiens)
pri·ma·to·log·i·cal \-mə-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
pri·ma·tol·o·gist \-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of PRIMATOLOGY

1926

pri·ma·tol·o·gy

noun \-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pri·ma·tol·o·gies

Medical Definition of PRIMATOLOGY

: the study of members of the order Primates especially other than recent humans (Homo sapiens)
pri·ma·to·log·i·cal \-mət-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective

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