guereza


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guereza

(ɡəˈrɛzə)
n
(Animals) a handsome colobus monkey of the mountain forests of Ethiopia
[C19: its native name]
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Noun1.guereza - a colobus monkey with a reddish brown coat and white silky fringes down both sides of the bodyguereza - a colobus monkey with a reddish brown coat and white silky fringes down both sides of the body
colobus, colobus monkey - arboreal monkey of western and central Africa with long silky fur and reduced thumbs
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Interspecific play between free ranging guerezas (Colobus guereza) and vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops).
It is thus interesting that most HVP2 isolates have been shown to be just as neurovirulent as BV in mice [74,80] and to be the cause of a lethal neurological infection in a black-and-white colobus monkey (Colobus guereza) [81].
Seroprevalence of ZIKV has been demonstrated in Old World non-human primates of the Cercopithecus genus (Guenons), including Cercopithecus aethiops (African green monkey), Cercopithecus ascanis schmidti (Red-tailed monkey), Cercopithecus mona denti (Mona monkey), and Cercopithecus albigena johnstoni and also the Colobus genus (Colobus abyssincius, Mantled guereza) (22).