- the branch of zoology dealing with the primates.
Origin of primatology
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Examples from the Web for primatology
No one wants to criticize Jane Goodall—Dame Goodall—the soft-spoken, white-haired doyenne of primatology.Jane Goodall’s Troubling, Error-Filled New Book, ‘Seeds of Hope’
March 26, 2013
- the branch of zoology that is concerned with the study of primates
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Word Origin and History for primatology
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- The scientific study of primates.
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