Macaca mulatta
Macaque Ma`caque", n. [F. See {Macacus}.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of short-tailed monkeys of the genus {Macaca} (formerly {Macacus}), found in rocky regions of Asia and Africa; as, {Macaca maurus}, the moor macaque of the East Indies.

Note: {Macaca mulatta} is the {Rhesus monkey}, much used in biomedical research, and namesake of the Rh factor used in blood typing (due to discovery of that factor in the Rhesus monkey). [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • Macaca mulatta — n. The rhesus monkey of South Asia; used in medical research. Syn: rhesus, rhesus monkey. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macaca mulatta — Macaca Macaca prop. n. A genus of macaques including the rhesus monkey ({Macaca mulatta}), much used in laboratory biomedical research. Formerly called {Macacus}. Syn: genus {Macaca}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macaca mulatta — Macaca mulatta. См. макака резус. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Macaca mulatta — Macaque rhésus Pour les articles homonymes, voir Rhésus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Macaca mulatta —   Macaco Rhesus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Macaca mulatta — Rhesusaffe Rhesusaffe Systematik Unterordnung: Trockennasenaffen (Haplorhini) Teilordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Macaca mulatta — El Macaco Rhesus (Macaca mulatta), frecuentemente denominado el mono Rhesus, es una de las especies más conocidas de monos del Viejo Mundo. Es un macaco típico, común desde Afganistán al norte de la India y China meridional. Los macacos Rhesus… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Macaca mulatta — rezusas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Macaca mulatta angl. rhesus macaque vok. Rhesusaffe rus. макак резус; резус pranc. macaque rhésus; rhésus ryšiai: platesnis terminas – makakos …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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