noun see paleopathology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • paleopathologist — pa·leo·pa·thol·o·gist .pā lē ō pə thäl ə jəst or chiefly Brit pal·aeo·pa·thol·o·gist .pal ē ō pa n a specialist in paleopathology …   Medical dictionary

  • paleopathologist — pa·leo·pathologist …   English syllables

  • paleopathologist — ˌ noun : a specialist in paleopathology …   Useful english dictionary

  • paleopathology — noun Date: 1893 a branch of pathology concerned with ancient diseases as evidenced especially in fossil or other remains • paleopathological adjective • paleopathologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Paleopathology — (spelled palaeopathology in the UK) is the study of ancient diseases. It is useful in understanding the past history of diseases, and uses this understanding to predict its course in the future. A paleopathologist is one who studies old and… …   Wikipedia

  • archaeology — archaeologist, n. /ahr kee ol euh jee/, n. 1. the scientific study of historic or prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, and other such remains, esp. those that have been excavated. 2. Rare …   Universalium

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