Taphonomy



noun, Paleontology, Anthropology.
1.
the circumstances and processes of fossilization.
2.
the study of the environmental conditions affecting the preservation of animal or plant remains.
noun
1.
the study of the processes affecting an organism after death that result in its fossilization

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