Definition of Paleoanthropology

1. Noun. The scientific study of human fossils.




Definition of Paleoanthropology

1. Noun. (anthropology) The scientific study of ancient human remains. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleoanthropology

palegold searsids
paleichthyes
palely
palempore
palempores
paleness
palenesses
palenque
palenques
palenzonaite
paleo-
paleoanthropic
paleoanthropological
paleoanthropologist
paleoanthropologists
paleoanthropology (current term)
paleoartist
paleoartists
paleoastronomy
paleobiogeographer
paleobiogeographers
paleobiogeographic
paleobiogeographical
paleobiogeography
paleobiologic
paleobiological
paleobiologies
paleobiologist
paleobiologists
paleobiology

Literary usage of Paleoanthropology

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 (1883)
"For Miller's sake, as well as for the progress of paleoanthropology, it was unfortunate that Kellogg did not have the opportunity to inspect the Piltdown ..."

2. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1898)
"... or Physical anthropology (anatomy, anthropometry, crani- ology, physiology, embryology, pathology, demography). 520 - paleoanthropology and ..."

3. Evolution of the Plio-Pleistocene African Suidae by James Michael Harris, Timothy D. White (1979)
"... also for application in field work and synthesis in such diverse disciplines as paleoanthropology, theoretical evolutionary biology, and field geology. ..."

4. Between East and West: The Moluccas and the Traffic in Spices Up to the by R. A. Donkin (2003)
""Early Buddhism, trade and empire." In: KAR Kennedy and GL Possehl (eds.) Studies in the Archaeology and paleoanthropology of South Asia. New Delhi: pp. ..."

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