Definition of Cercocebus

1. Noun. Mangabeys.

Exact synonyms: Genus Cercocebus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cercopithecidae, Family Cercopithecidae
Member holonyms: Mangabey



Medical Definition of Cercocebus

1. A genus of the subfamily cercopithecinae inhabiting the african forests. They are also known as mangabeys. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cercocebus

ceraunics
cerauno-
ceraunoscopy
cercal
cercaria
cercariae
cercarial
cercarian
cercarians
cercarias
cerchiaraite
cerci
cercidosome
cercises
cerclage
cercocebus (current term)
cercocebus atys
cercocystis
cercomer
cercomonad
cercopithecid
cercopithecidae
cercopithecids
cercopithecinae
cercopithecine
cercopithecines
cercopithecoid
cercopithecoids
cercopithecus
cercopithecus aethiops

Literary usage of Cercocebus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Hand-book to the Primates by Henry Ogg Forbes (1897)
"It is much kept in captivity, owing to its docility and its wonderful powers of mimicry. THE MANGABEYS. GENUS cercocebus. cercocebus, Geoffr., Ann. Mus., ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1904)
"Abdominal Viscera of cercocebus fuliginosus and Lagothrix humboldti. 0. CHARNOCK BRADLEY. Proc. Roy. Soc. Edin., vol. xxiv., 1903, pp. 505-543. ..."

3. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Sir William Jardine, Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston (1837)
"The lungs of both, as well as some of the other viscera, were much diseased, the former adhering in both instances to the parietes. cercocebus SAB^EUS ..."

4. Catalogue of Monkeys, Lemurs, and Fruit-eating Bats in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray (1870)
"cercocebus. a. Blackish, with dorsal streak and crown-spot white. 1. b. ... Mauritius, introduced and naturalized. 3. cercocebus collaris. ..."

5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1865)
"P. albigena, like cercocebus, has this part more shelving ; Semnopithecus ... In the P. albigena and cercocebus the angle of the mandible is less ..."

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