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primatology

(prī′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with primates.

pri′ma·to·log′i·cal (-tl-ŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
pri′ma·tol′o·gist n.
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He reported these findings in Kyoto last July at a meeting of the International Primatological Society.
Her work at Gombe Stream became the foundation of future primatological research and redefine the relationship between humans and animals.
XXIV CONGRESS OF THE NTERNATIONAL PRIMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY
50) The concluding chapter of Primate Visions, 'Reprise: Science Fiction, Fictions in Science, and Primatology,' looks at how Joanna Russ, Marge Piercy, and several other female and male science fiction writers have 'provided one of the lenses for reading primatological texts.
The next stage in the use of analogies for the Plio-Pleistocene will most likely be the multiplication of points of view, by which we will strive to understand not just one technical innovation in the context of human history, but rather multiple technical innovations that show similarities across different primatological histories.
The origins of human family: a primatological approach.
There is also fairly general agreement that in order to unlock the mysteries of human prehistory, we have at our disposal three key resources: the archeological record of fossils and artifacts, ethnographic information about contemporary aboriginal societies, and primatological studies, especially of our closest genetic relatives, the great apes.
The find is "one of the most amazing primatological discoveries in this century," says Russell A.
Aotus vociferans and Aotus nancymae showed chronic nephropathy in about 10% of the animals dead at the Peruvian Primatological Project breeding center (Gozalo and Montoya 1990).