- the branch of zoology dealing with the primates.
Origin of primatology
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Examples from the Web for primatologist
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With the help of a primatologist (Freida Pinto), Caesar, played by Serkis, grows up to be an ape with genius-level intelligence.Could Andy Serkis Win an Oscar for Planet of the Apes?
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- the branch of zoology that is concerned with the study of primates
Word Origin and History for primatologist
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- The scientific study of primates.
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