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pri·ma·tol·o·gy

 (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.

primatology

(ˌpraɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the branch of zoology that is concerned with the study of primates
ˌprimaˈtologist n
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Noun1.primatology - the branch of zoology that studies primates
mammalogy - the branch of zoology that studies mammals
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