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  • nounprimate
  • verbfiddle, tamper with

synonyms for monkey

  • ape
  • baboon
  • chimpanzee
  • gorilla
  • lemur
  • orangutan
  • anthropoid
  • imp
  • monk
  • rascal
  • scamp
  • simian
  • fool
  • trifle
  • play
  • mess
  • interlope
  • make
  • interfere
  • tinker
  • pry
  • meddle
  • busybody
  • butt in
  • fool around
  • horn in
  • fool with
  • intermeddle
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Musk has already said the project allowed a monkey to control a computer device with its mind, and as the New York Times reported in 2019, Neuralink has demonstrated a system with 1,500 electrodes connected to a lab rat.
ELON MUSK IS ONE STEP CLOSER TO CONNECTING A COMPUTER TO YOUR BRAINREBECCA HEILWEILAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
On the whole, monkeys in the groups that faced one or two stressors clung less to their mothers and more readily explored their new surroundings — showing less anxiety — than both the no-stress and the two high-stress groups.
PUBERTY CAN REPAIR THE BRAIN’S STRESS RESPONSES AFTER HARDSHIP EARLY IN LIFEESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Studies in rodents and monkeys had shown that adversity early in life throws the HPA axis off-kilter.
PUBERTY MAY REBOOT THE BRAIN AND BEHAVIORSESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
So the team studied squirrel monkeys that had not yet reached puberty.
A BIT OF STRESS MAY HELP YOUNG PEOPLE BUILD RESILIENCEESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Remdesivir, however, was more potent in human lung cells, while GS-441524 was more potent in the monkey cells.
HOW TWO CORONAVIRUS DRUGS FOR CATS MIGHT HELP HUMANS FIGHT COVID-19ERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAUGUST 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Pruijssers and colleagues grew SARS-CoV-2 in human lung cells or monkey kidney cells.
REMDESIVIR MAY WORK EVEN BETTER AGAINST COVID-19 THAN WE THOUGHTTINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Chimes for humans and food rewards for monkeys indicated when an individual had touched a recursive sequence.
MONKEYS MAY SHARE A KEY GRAMMAR-RELATED SKILL WITH HUMANSBRUCE BOWERJUNE 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Bow-and-arrow hunting at the Sri Lankan site likely focused on monkeys and smaller animals, such as squirrels, Langley says.
CLUES TO THE EARLIEST KNOWN BOW-AND-ARROW HUNTING OUTSIDE AFRICA HAVE BEEN FOUNDBRUCE BOWERJUNE 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The monkeys learned to focus on a spot on a computer screen.
HOW SCIENTISTS INFLUENCED MONKEYS’ DECISIONS USING ULTRASOUND IN THEIR BRAINSSHELLY FANMAY 27, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Once the monkeys got well, they could not be reinfected, at least for the next month.
COVID-19: WHEN WILL IT BE SAFE TO GO OUT AGAIN?JONATHAN LAMBERTMARCH 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO MONKEY

  • bag
  • bent
  • craving
  • dependence
  • enslavement
  • fixation
  • hang-up
  • hook
  • inclination
  • jones
  • kick
  • monkey
  • monkey on back
  • obsession
  • shot
  • sweet tooth
  • thing
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integumentnoun | [in-teg-yuh-muhnt ]SEE DEFINITION