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monkey

(mŭng′kē)
n. pl. mon·keys
a. Any of various tailed primates of the suborder Anthropoidea, including the macaques, baboons, capuchins, and marmosets, and excluding the apes.
b. A nonhuman ape. Not in scientific use.
Drug slang (1) A regional term for drug dependency, as in '...to have a monkey on your back' (2) A cigarette made from cocaine paste and tobacco
Graduate education—US A person low in the medical school hierarchy
Zoology A non-human primate

monkey

any long-tailed primate excluding the tarsiers and lemurs, comprising the Old World and New World monkeys and marmosets.
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Characterization of a novel simian immunodeficiency virus from guereza colobus monkeys (Colobus guereza) in Cameroon: a new lineage in the nonhuman primate lentivirus family.
Characterization of a novel simian immunodeficiency virus from Guereza Colobus (Colobus guereza) in Cameroon: a new lineage in the nonhuman primate lentivirus family.
colobi Host Colobus guereza Ruppell, 1835, colobus monkey Oocysts Small, spherical, 8 - 9 [micro]m (mean 8.3) in diameter.