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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.


(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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A film about celebrated primatologist Jane Goodall will open the fourth edition of Imagine Science Abu Dhabi, an interdisciplinary festival celebrating science through films and art, from March 8 to 10.
In its fourth year, Imagine Science Abu Dhabi will kick off with opening night feature Jane , a film about scientific field research and the life of groundbreaking primatologist Jane Goodall.
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