Definitions for paleoanthropologyˌpeɪ li oʊˌæn θrəˈpɒl ə dʒi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-

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  1. paleoanthropology, palaeoanthropology, human paleontology, human palaeontology(noun)

    the scientific study of human fossils

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  1. paleoanthropology(Noun)

    The scientific study of ancient human remains.

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  1. Paleoanthropology

    Paleoanthropology, anthrōpos, "man", understood to mean humanity, and -logia, "discourse" or "study", which combines the disciplines of paleontology and physical anthropology, is the study of ancient humans as found in fossil hominid evidence such as petrifacted bones and footprints.

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