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primatology

[prahy-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌpraɪ məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of zoology dealing with the primates.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; primate + -o- + -logy
Related forms
primatological
[prahy-muh-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌpraɪ mə tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
primatologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for primatological

primatology

/ˌpraɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of zoology that is concerned with the study of primates
Derived Forms
primatologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for primatological

primatology

n.

"study of Primates," 1941, from primate (n.) + -ology.

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primatology
  (prī'mə-tŏl'ə-jē)   
The scientific study of primates.
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