Definition of Anthropology

1. Noun. The social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings.




Definition of Anthropology

1. n. The science of the structure and functions of the human body.

Definition of Anthropology

1. Noun. The holistic scientific and social study of humanity, mainly using ethnography as its method. ¹

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Definition of Anthropology

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Medical Definition of Anthropology

1. 1. The science of the structure and functions of the human body. 2. The science of man; sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal. 3. That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God. Origin: Gr. Man. (04 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Anthropology

anthropoid
anthropoid ape
anthropoid pelvis
anthropoidal
anthropoidea
anthropoids
anthropolatry
anthropolite
anthropolites
anthropologic
anthropological
anthropologically
anthropologies
anthropologist
anthropologists
anthropology (current term)
anthropology department
anthropomancy
anthropometer
anthropometric
anthropometrical
anthropometrically
anthropometries
anthropometry
anthropomorph
anthropomorpha
anthropomorphic
anthropomorphically
anthropomorphisation
anthropomorphisations

Literary usage of Anthropology

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

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"JJ Stevenson, Professor of Geology, offers a course in anthropology, ... The philosophy course extends over two years, of which time anthropology occupies ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"N. Y THE HISTORY OF anthropology.* I HAVE been asked to speak on the history of anthropology. The task that has been allotted to me is so vast and the time ..."

3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1903)
"I have been asked unofficially, if I would favor the addition of anthropology to the list of admission requirements at Harvard. ..."

4. Manby Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1904)
"R. PARKINSON 78 Physical anthropology. A Skull Stami for photographic purposes. ... 8 anthropology. Gels. Science de l'Homme et Méthode anthropologique. ..."

5. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"O. A meritorious contribution to the young science of anthropology and probably the most important bibliographical work attempted by any American library in ..."

6. Ethnology by Augustus Henry Keane (1896)
"tends to become specialised, and anthropology, the "Science of Man," is now mainly ... Thus special, as opposed to general anthropology, is a science whose ..."

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