Paleoanthropology



[pey-lee-oh-an-thruh-pol-uh-jee or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌæn θrəˈpɒl ə dʒi or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/

noun
1.
the study of the origins and predecessors of the present human species, using fossils and other remains.
paleoanthropology
(pā’lē-ō-ān’thrə-pŏl’ə-jē)
The scientific study of extinct members of the genus Homo sapiens by means of their fossil remains.

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    [pey-lee-oh-an-thruh-pol-uh-jee or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌæn θrəˈpɒl ə dʒi or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/ noun 1. the study of the origins and predecessors of the present human species, using fossils and other remains. paleoanthropology (pā’lē-ō-ān’thrə-pŏl’ə-jē) The scientific study of extinct members of the genus Homo sapiens by means of their fossil remains.

  • Paleoarctic

    [pey-lee-oh-ahrk-tik; especially British pal-ee‐] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˈɑrk tɪk; especially British ˌpæl i‐/ adjective 1. .



  • Paleo-Asiatic

    [pey-lee-oh-ey-zhee-at-ik, -shee-, -zee-; especially British pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌeɪ ʒiˈæt ɪk, -ʃi-, -zi-; especially British ˌpæl i-/ noun 1. a member of any of various Mongoloid peoples of northeastern Asia. 2. (def 1).

  • Paleobiochemistry

    [pey-lee-oh-bahy-oh-kem-uh-stree or, esp. British, pal-ee-oh-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌbaɪ oʊˈkɛm ə stri or, esp. British, ˈpæl i oʊ-/ noun 1. the study of biochemical processes that occurred in fossil life forms. 2. the study of the evolution of biochemical processes.



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