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primatology

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noun pri·ma·tol·o·gy \ˌprī-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of primatology

  1. :  the study of primates especially other than recent humans (Homo sapiens)

pri·ma·to·log·i·cal play \-mə-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
pri·ma·tol·o·gist play \-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun



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primatology

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noun pri·ma·tol·o·gy \-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of primatology

plural pri·ma·tol·o·gies

  1. :  the study of members of the order Primates especially other than recent humans (Homo sapiens)

  2. pri·ma·to·log·i·cal \-mət-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective




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