Cercopithecidae

noun plural
Cer·​co·​pi·​the·​ci·​dae | \ ˌsər-kō-pə-ˈthē-sə-ˌdē How to pronounce Cercopithecidae (audio) , -ˈthē-kə- How to pronounce Cercopithecidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Cercopithecidae

: a family of primates that includes all the Old World monkeys except the anthropoid apes and is coextensive with a superfamily (Cercopithecoidea)

Other Words from Cercopithecidae

cercopithecoid \ -​ˈpith-​ə-​ˌkȯid How to pronounce Cercopithecidae (audio) , -​pə-​ˈthē-​ How to pronounce Cercopithecidae (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Cercopithecidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cercopithecidae. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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