paleozoology
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1857 a branch of paleontology dealing with ancient and fossil animals • paleozoological adjectivepaleozoologist noun

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  • Paleozoology — Paleozoology, also spelled as palaeozoology (Greek: παλαιον, paleon = old and ζωον, zoon = animal), is the branch of paleontology or paleobiology dealing with the recovery and identification of multicellular animal remains from geological (or… …   Wikipedia

  • paleozoology — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • paleozoology — paleozoological /pay lee oh zoh euh loj i keuhl/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, paleozoologic, adj. paleozoologist, n. /pay lee oh zoh ol euh jee/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, n. the branch of paleontology dealing with fossil animals. [1855 60; PALEO + …   Universalium

  • paleozoology — noun The branch of zoology dealing with fossils, and the creatures that were transformed into them …   Wiktionary

  • paleozoology — pa·leo·zoology …   English syllables

  • paleozoology — pa•le•o•zo•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌpeɪ li oʊ zoʊˈɒl ə dʒi[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˌpæl i [/t]] n. pal the branch of paleontology dealing with fossil animals • Etymology: 1855–60 pa le•o•zo o•log′i•cal ˌzoʊ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl pa le•o•zo o•log′ic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • paleozoology — The study of prehistoric animals …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • paleozoology — noun the study of fossil animals • Syn: ↑palaeozoology • Hypernyms: ↑paleobiology, ↑palaeobiology, ↑zoology, ↑zoological science • Hyponyms: ↑paleomammalogy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • History of invertebrate paleozoology — The history of invertebrate paleozoology (also spelled palaeozoology ) differs from the history of paleontology in that the former usually emphasizes paleobiology and the paleoecology of extinct marine invertebrates, while the latter typically… …   Wikipedia

  • List of evolutionary biology topics — This is a list of topics in evolutionary biology and evolution. See also: List of biology topics, List of biochemistry topics, NOTOC A abiogenesis adaptation adaptive radiation allele allele frequency allopatric speciation altruism Archaeopteryx… …   Wikipedia

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