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A large genus of Old World monkeys (family Cercopithecidae) that includes the macaque and rhesus monkeys, and the Barbary apes. Macaca mulatta, the rhesus monkey, is used as a research animal.
[Pg. macaco, monkey]
genus of Old World monkeys very popular in zoos and for some aspects of human laboratory medicine. See macaque.