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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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Hilliard, "Seroprevalence of B Virus (Herpesvirus simiae) antibodies in a naturally formed group of rhesus macaques," Journal of Medical Primatology, vol.
Sukhdeo et al., "Leafswallowing by chimpanzees: a behavioral adaptation for the control of strongyle nematode infections," International Journal of Primatology, vol.
Fossey's defiance of the then traditional approaches to primatology and anthropology has generally been associated with her womanhood.
The study is published online in the American Journal of Primatology. ( ANI )
Huber, "Social influences on the development of foraging behavior in free-living common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)" The American Journal of Primatology, vol.
Contributors from biology, primatology, palaeoanthropology, psychology, social anthropology, ethnobiology, and archaeology examine social and cultural transmission from a wide range of perspectives.
Told through graphic panels, Primates follows the events leading to each scientist's work with primates and their impact on primatology and anthropological studies.
The discussion on orangutans and how they link with women within the context of primatology is well argued and elaborated on.
Ongoing research in primatology, in which de Waal is a leading figure, proves that what was once a truth claim about human genesis and morality (the Eden myth) is now a resolutely metaphorical claim about the nature of existence.
The findings are published in the American Journal of Primatology.
This essay was first presented at the 40th annual Shakespeare Association of America conference, held in Boston in April 2012, as part of "The Famous Ape: Shakespeare and Primatology" paper session.