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Cercopithecoidea

Pronunciation: ser′kō-pith′ĕ-koy′dē-ă

Definition: One of the three superfamilies of the suborder Anthropoidea; includes apes, Old World monkeys, and humans.

[G. kerkos, tail, + pithēkos, monkey]

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