Meaning of 西遊記 in Japanese

It seems that 西遊記(seiyūki) is an inflection of 西遊 with the following forms:
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Definition of 西遊記

  1. (n) Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey); Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)

    「西遊記」の中には錬金術の話が数多く登場します。
    Many tales of alchemy show up in "Journey to the West".

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