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Noun1.Cercopithecus - type genus of the Cercopithecidae: guenonsCercopithecus - type genus of the Cercopithecidae: guenons
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cercopithecidae, family Cercopithecidae - Old World monkeys: guenon; baboon; colobus monkey; langur; macaque; mandrill; mangabey; patas; proboscis monkey
guenon, guenon monkey - small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
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For only the second time in the last 28 years, a new species of African monkey, Cercopithecus Iomamiensis, locally known as the lesula, has been discovered--in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
10) (Confusing the matter further, the genus cercopithecus now refers to guenons, an Old World monkey.
The maturation of sperm motility in the epididymis and vas deferens of the vervet monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops.
Three different cell types were used: human osteosarcoma cells (MG63 cells); transformed human epithelial cells derived from cervical carcinoma (HeLa cells); and transformed african green monkey kidney fibroblasts (COS-7 cells; Cercopithecus aethiops; gently provided by Prof L.