primatology
noun Date: 1926 the study of primates especially other than recent humans (Homo sapiens) • primatological adjectiveprimatologist noun

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  • Primatology — is the study of primates. It is a diverse discipline and primatologists can be found in departments of biology, anthropology, psychology and many others. Physical anthropology is a branch of primatology, which is the primatology of the genus Homo …   Wikipedia

  • primatology — [prī΄mə täl′ə jē] n. the branch of zoology dealing with primates, esp. the apes, monkeys, and early hominids primatologist n …   English World dictionary

  • primatology — primatological /pruy meuh tl oj i keuhl/, adj. primatologist, n. /pruy meuh tol euh jee/, n. the branch of zoology dealing with the primates. [1940 45; PRIMATE + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • primatology — noun The branch of zoology relating to the study of primates See Also: primatologist …   Wiktionary

  • primatology — pri·ma·tol·o·gy ə jē n, pl gies the study of members of the order Primates esp. other than recent humans (Homo sapiens) pri·ma·to·log·i·cal mət ə läj i kəl adj …   Medical dictionary

  • primatology — study of primates Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • primatology — pri·ma·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • primatology — /praɪməˈtɒlədʒi/ (say pruymuh toluhjee) noun the branch of zoology that deals with non human primates. –primatologist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • primatology — noun the branch of zoology that studies primates • Hypernyms: ↑mammalogy …   Useful english dictionary

  • European Federation for Primatology — The European Federation for Primatology (EFP) is founded in December 17 1993. The seat of the Federation is Niederhausbergen (France).The EFP brings together national primatological societies, as well as groups of primatologists in those… …   Wikipedia

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