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PRIMATE, eccl. law.. An archbishop who has jurisdiction over one or several other metropolitans.

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To find out how well primates cope with this unpredictability compared with other animals, researchers working at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) in Durham, N.C.
The ability to breed transgenic primates means doing expensive and difficult genetic engineering only once, then using conventional breeding to make large numbers of the animals.
Bishop Andrew Atagotaaluk of the Arctic said the primate, Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, will announce the appointment this month.
Nonhuman primates infected with SIV from the currently recognized lineages can harbor antibodies that serologically cross-react with some HIV-1 or HIV-2 antigens (3).
Since that time, the office of primate has steadily grown to encompass a national episcopal ministry, in which the primate serves as a figure of unity and a reflection of the diversity, challenges and ministries of the church.
Primate Ositelu and a nine-man team paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osibajo, in Abuja, that same Monday.
An international team of leading primate researchers, including Christian Roos, has analysed and evaluated the situation of many endangered non-human primate species in Brazil, Madagascar, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The plesiadapiforms may have been a sort of transition animal, a link between primate ancestors and primates themselves, based on anatomy that is not quite how we understand primates to look.
ABOUT 120 people in Wales have primates as pets - and the RSPCA wants the practice banned.
Montgomery presents readers with an examination of primatologyAEs shift from short-term expeditions to demythologize the behavior of primates in their natural habitats to its arrival as a full-fledged scientific field of study.
Dating of Perupithecus relies on comparisons with primate fossils of known age found elsewhere in South America and the age of the geologic formation from which the fossils were excavated.